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A Prairie Home Companion: The Screenplay (Movie Tie-In)

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Publisher Comments:

The screenplay of Garrison Keillor's Robert Altman-directed feature, A Prairie Home Companion.

The dread day has come to the old Fitzgerald Theater on Exchange Street in St. Paul. The show is closing. Radio station WLT (With Lettuce and Tomato) has been sold to a broadcasting conglomerate in Texas. The Friendly Neighbor station, home of "A Prairie Home Companion," and the owner of the theater, is passing from the scene — the wrecking ball is on the crane parked in the alley — and the show's regulars arrive for the broadcast in a state of suspension, hoping that somehow life will go on.

Synopsis:

America's most celebrated radio show is holding its very last broadcast, unbeknownst to the fans filing in to watch it. Coinciding with the release of the film version, A Prairie Home Companion features a special eight-page photo insert from the movie as well as an interview between Garrison Keillor and Robert Altman, who once again showcases his unique style of wit and humor in this fantastic crowd-pleaser.

About the Author

Garrison Keillor, author of nearly a dozen books, is founder and host of the acclaimed radio show A Prairie Home Companion and the daily program The Writer's Almanac. He is also a regular contributor to Time magazine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780143038238
Subtitle:
The Screenplay
Author:
Keillor, Garrison
Introduction by:
Altman, Robert
Foreword:
Altman, Robert
Author:
Lazebnik, Ken
Author:
Altman, Robert
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Humorous
Subject:
Movie-TV Tie-In - General
Subject:
Media Tie-In - General
Subject:
Movie or Television Tie-In
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
May 18, 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8-page b/w photo insert
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.66x5.02x.48 in. .31 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Arts and Entertainment » Film and Television » Screenplays and Teleplays

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