By John Spong,Jeff Wilson,Bill Wittliff

ISBN-10: 0292735847

ISBN-13: 9780292735842

Widely acclaimed because the maximum Western ever made, Lonesome Dove has turn into a real American epic. Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize–winning novel was once a New York Times top vendor, with greater than 2.5 million copies at present in print. The Lonesome Dove miniseries has drawn thousands of audience and gained various awards, together with seven Emmys.

A publication at the Making of Lonesome Dove takes you on a desirable behind-the-scenes trip into the production of the ebook, the miniseries, and the realm of Lonesome Dove. author John Spong talks to 40 of the major humans concerned, together with writer Larry McMurtry; actors Robert Duvall, Tommy Lee Jones, Anjelica Huston, Diane Lane, Danny Glover, Ricky Schroder, D. B. Sweeney, Frederic Forrest, and Chris Cooper; govt manufacturer and screenwriter invoice Wittliff; govt manufacturer Suzanne de Passe; and director Simon Wincer. They and a number of others inform vigorous tales approximately McMurtry's writing of the epic novel and the method of turning it into the miniseries Lonesome Dove. Accompanying their memories are photos of iconic props, costumes, set designs, and taking pictures scripts. Rounding out the ebook are continuity Polaroids used in the course of filming and pictures taken at the set through invoice Wittliff, which position you backstage in the midst of the action.

Designed as a better half for A e-book of photos from Lonesome Dove, Wittliff's excellent superb paintings quantity, A publication at the Making of Lonesome Dove is a must have for each fan of this American epic.

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