The Lonesome Dove Trail and Reunion in Fort Worth brought together cast and crew, who waxed nostalgic on the seminal series and the book that inspired it.
Twenty-five years ago, Larry McMurtry published a novel called Lonesome Dove—and Texas hasn’t looked the same since. Listen in as more than thirty writers, critics, producers, and actors, from Peter Bogdonavich and Dave Hickey to Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Duvall, and Anjelica Huston, tell the stories behind the book (and the miniseries) that changed the way we see the West.
Director: Bruce BeresfordPlot: Out-of-luck country singer seeks redemption through love. Excerpts from our roundtable discussion: LEAGUE: I thought it was beautiful and spartan. You understand so much of the characters with so few syllables, which is also a very Texan trait. You know, you compare that to…
Is the legendary Texas singer-songwriter a honky-tonk hero or a honky-tonk bully?
Ten years after the filming of the miniseries Lonesome Dove, screenwriter Bill Wittliff shares his photographic memories of life on the set.
As ever, Texas looms large in the movies’ imagination—large and largely inaccurate.
HE MAY LOVE the smell of napalm in the morning, but Robert Duvall also has a certain affection for Texas. Over the years, some of his best-known films have been made here, including Tender Mercies (1983) and Lonesome Dove (1989). Now the 67-year-old has returned to the state again for…