Fat City

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1972. Vintage studio still photograph of Nicholas Colasanto from the 1972 film. Based on Leonard Gardner's 1969 novel of the same name. Susan Tyrrell was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role.

In Huston's 1972 neo-noir, a boxer past his prime encourages a young protege. The two men live harsh, disillusioned lives in Stockton, California. Conrad L. Hall was featured in the documentary "Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography" for his excellent use of lighting throughout the film.

Shot on location in California.

8 x 10 inches. Holograph pencil notation to the verso, else Near Fine.

Rosenbaum 1000. Spicer US Neo-Noir. Twilight Time 172.

[Book #140335]