Film buffs, this is the event replay for you. Take a trip back in time to Hollywood’s great turning point and learn more about the Oscar-winning film that changed the movie biz forever.
Have you ever nearly been run over by a car, stopped it in its tracks, slammed the hood and exclaimed, “I’m walkin’ here!”? You can thank the iconic film, Midnight Cowboy for that influence. But have you ever wondered about the background of that scene, that film, and the book that inspired it? Author Glenn Frankel provides this and more when you tune in to our virtual replay of his conversation with Texas author, Stephen Harrigan (Big Wonderful Thing, The Gates of the Alamo)
You can re-watch their conversation now on our Facebook page. And be sure to grab your own copy of Shooting Midnight Cowboy (if you haven’t already) from BookPeople.
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About the author: Glenn Frankel worked for many years at The Washington Post, winning a Pulitzer Prize in 1989. He taught journalism at Stanford University and the University of Texas at Austin, where he directed the School of Journalism. He won the National Jewish Book Award and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He is the New York Times–bestselling author of The Searchers and High Noon, and he lives in Arlington, Virginia.