The Thanksgiving Visitor

Burbank, CA: American Broadcasting Company [ABC], 1968. Vintage reference photograph of Truman Capote with child actor Michael Kearney, who played Buddy, based on the young Capote, on the set of the 1968 television film. "The Thanksgiving Visitor" aired Thanksgiving night, November 28, 1968, on ABC. Mimeo snipe and "NOV 25 1968" stamp on verso.

Based on Capote's 1967 autobiographical short story, based on his childhood in Alabama, published in the November 1967 issue of McCall's magazine (later published by Random House in 1968).

A sequel to Capote's 1956 autobiographical short story "A Christmas Memory," which was also the basis for an ABC television movie, also directed by Frank Perry, written by Truman Capote and Eleanor Perry, and starring Geraldine Page, which aired on December 21, 1966.

Geraldine Page reprises her role as the quirky Aunt Sook, helping nine-year-old Buddy deal with a bully on Thanksgiving.

Page won a second Emmy Award (following 1966's "A Christmas Memory") for her lauded portrayal of Capote's Aunt Sook.

Set in Alabama, shot on location in Pike Road, Alabama.

10 x 8 inches. Light edgewear, else Near Fine.


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