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The Last Picture Show(1971)

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MISCELLANEOUS NOTES

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  • In 2007, ranked 95th in AFI's 100 Years 100 Movies, the 10th Anniversary Edition list of the greatest American films.
  • Selected in 1998 for inclusion in the Library of Congress' National Film Registry.
  • Voted Best Supporting Actor (Johnson), Best Supporting Actress (Burstyn), and Best Screenplay by the 1971 New York Film Crticis Circle.
  • Voted Best Supporting Actor (Johnson), Best Supporting Actress (Leachman), and One of the Year's Ten Best English -Language Films by the 1971 National Board of Review.
  • Voted Best Supporting Actress (Burstyn) by the 1971 National Society of Film Critics.
  • Voted One of the Year's Ten Best Films by the 1971 New York Times Film Crtics.
  • Released in United States 1996
  • Released in United States April 1996
  • Released in United States Fall October 3, 1971
  • Released in United States February 2010
  • Released in United States November 1971
  • Released in United States November 2006
  • Released in United States October 1971
  • Released in United States October 2, 1971
  • Released in United States on Video April 3, 1991
  • Re-released in United States April 27, 1996
  • Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival (director's cut) in New York City April 10-23, 1996.
  • Shown at New York Film Festival October 2, 1971.
  • Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (Special Presentation) February 4-14, 2010.
  • Based on the Larry McMurtry novel "The Last Picture Show" (New York, 1966).
  • Screen acting debut of Randy Quaid, feature film debut of Cybill Shepherd and first screenplay written by Larry McMurtry.
  • The Criterion Collection laserdisc includes not only 7 minutes of previously unseen footage, but also scenes that have been re-edited, lengthened and repositioned.
  • Released in USA on laserdisc (re-edited version) June 1991.
  • Re-released in Munich January 31, 1991.
  • Released in United States 1996 (Shown in New York City (Film Forum) as part of program "Out of the Seventies: Hollywood's New Wave 1969-1975" May 31 - July 25, 1996.)
  • Released in United States February 2010 (Shown at Santa Barbara International Film Festival (Special Presentation) February 4-14, 2010.)
  • Released in United States April 1996 (Shown at Avignon/New York Film Festival (director's cut) in New York City April 10-23, 1996.)
  • Released in United States on Video April 3, 1991
  • Re-released in United States April 27, 1996 (Angelika 57; New York City)
  • Released in United States October 1971
  • Released in United States October 2, 1971 (Shown at New York Film Festival October 2, 1971.)
  • Released in United States Fall October 3, 1971
  • Released in United States November 1971 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Opening Night) November 4-14, 1971.)
  • Released in United States November 2006 (Shown at AFI/Los Angeles Film Festival (20 Years of AFI Fest) November 1-12, 2006.)