Peter Bogdanovich Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Peter Bogdanovich

Interviewed by: Raymond De Felitta

Multi-hyphenate filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich (The Last Picture Show, Paper Moon) shares stories from his long career as a director, writer, producer and actor during the “New Hollywood” era.

Director Peter Bogdanovich describes how he discovered Larry McMurtry's book, The Last Picture Show, and how he chose to adapt the book into what would become his most famous film.

Bogdanovich recalls his work on Paper Moon, and how his instinct to change the title of the book was confirmed by his long time friend and fellow director Orson Welles.

Bogdanonich discusses his emphasis on pace when working with actors, and advice he got on directing from Frank Capra.