Larry McMurtry screenplays, 1979-1988 and undated.


Larry McMurtry screenplays, 1979-1988 and undated.

Abstract The collection consists of screenplays written by Larry McMurtry, sometimes in collaboration with other authors (Leslie Silko, Cybill Shepherd, and Peter Bogdanovich). The screenplays are mechanical reproductions in studio folders, some with holographic notes. Reader responses to the some of the screenplays, not all of which were produced, are also included.

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McMurtry, Larry (person)

Larry McMurtry, novelist, essayist, and screenwriter, was born in 1936 in Wichita Falls, Texas. He spent his early years on his father's ranch outside of Archer City. He graduated from the University of North Texas in 1958 and from a graduate program at Rice University in 1960. That same year he was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. His first novel Horseman, Pass By won the Jesse H. Jones Award from the Texas Institute of Letters in 1962. Hud, a movie based on this novel, received numerou...

Silko, Leslie Marmon, 1948- (person)

Leslie Marmon Silko (1948-), native American writer, author of Ceremony and Almanac of the Dead. From the description of Per Seyersted papers concerning Leslie Marmon Silko, 1973-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148173 ...

Shepherd, Cybill, 1950-.... (person)

Bogandovich, Peter, 1939- (person)

Foote, Shelby. (person)

Shelby Foote was a novelist and historian, who was born in Greenville, Miss., in 1916; attended the University of North Carolina, 1935-1937; served in the Mississippi National Guard and then as field artillery captain in Northern Ireland, 1940-1944; and worked for the Associated Press, 1944-1945. In 1949, "Tournament," his first novel, was published. Foote moved to Memphis in 1954. From the description of Shelby Foote papers, 1935-1999 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 14121417 ...