Horton Foote's Three Trips to Bountiful: Teleplay, Stageplay, and Screenplay

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The acclaimed playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote wrote The Trip to Bountiful for Philco/Goodyear Television Playhouse in 1953, during the golden age of live television drama. The teleplay was so successful that an expanded version opened on the Broadway stage eight months later starring the same leading lady, Lillian Gish. Over thirty years later, Foote converted the play into a screenplay that became the vehicle for Geraldine Page's Oscar-winning performance as Carrie Watts, the aging widow who yearns to return to ...

Horton Foote's Three Trips to Bountiful: Teleplay, Stageplay, and Screenplay 1993, Southern Methodist University Press

ISBN-13: 9780870743269

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