Love Story

Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1970. Vintage borderless studio still photograph from the 1970 film. Snipe affixed to the verso.

Based on Erich Segal's classic novel, whose central character, Oliver Barrett IV, Segal states, was inspired by two notable Harvard students, politician and philanthropist Al Gore (romantic hero aspect) and actor/director Tommy Lee Jones (sensitive stud aspect, both attendees at the Ivy League school in 1968. Ryan O'Neal and Ali MacGraw both received numerous accolades for their performances, and the film won an Academy Award (1971) for Best Original Score, composed by Francis Lai. Lai's other credits include the ending credits theme song for the 1992 short blaxploitation/sci-fi satire, "Gayniggers [sic] from Outer Space," and the soundtrack to the "Love Story" sequel, "Oliver's Story" (1978).

Shot on location in California, New York, China, Massachusetts, and England.

8 x 10 inches. Fine with a red holograph notation to the snipe.

[Book #141441]

Price: $15.00