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Title: Larry McMurtry, RIP
Post by: Eddie on March 26, 2021, 05:56:27 PM
Probably the very best novelist to ever come out of Texas. Incredibly good. Very prolific. I have only read a fraction of his work.

The Last Picture Show is my favorite, and it was made into the best Texas movie of all time, with my favorite actor, Ben Johnson, who played the character of Sam the Lion.

http://www.youtube.com/v/KWSvo0eMK7E&fs=1

Title: Re: Larry McMurtry, RIP
Post by: K-Dog on March 26, 2021, 09:43:12 PM
https://www.charactour.com/hub/characters/view/Sam-The-Lion.The-Last-Picture-Show (https://www.charactour.com/hub/characters/view/Sam-The-Lion.The-Last-Picture-Show)

Ok, but he did not own the land first.  Before the mesquite came.