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An all-time favourite!  Directed by Peter Bogdanovich.  With Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson. In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically.

An all-time favourite! Directed by Peter Bogdanovich. With Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd, Ben Johnson. In 1951, a group of high schoolers come of age in a bleak, isolated, atrophied West Texas town that is slowly dying, both culturally and economically.

Timothy Bottoms with his back to Cloris Leachman in the kitchen in a scene from the film 'The Last Picture Show', 1971.

Timothy Bottoms with his back to Cloris Leachman in the kitchen in a scene from the film 'The Last Picture Show', 1971.

Maggie Smith and Timothy Bottoms, "Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing", 1973.

Maggie Smith and Timothy Bottoms, "Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing", 1973.

Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing - Timothy Bottoms and Maggie Smith

Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing - Timothy Bottoms and Maggie Smith

Timothy Bottoms is proposed to by Cybill Shepherd in a scene from the film 'The Last Picture Show', 1971.

Timothy Bottoms is proposed to by Cybill Shepherd in a scene from the film 'The Last Picture Show', 1971.

Timothy Bottoms and Maggie Smith - Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing (1973)

Timothy Bottoms and Maggie Smith - Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing (1973)

The Gift of Love adapted from O Henry's, The Gift of the Magi..Marie Osmond…

The Gift of Love adapted from O Henry's, The Gift of the Magi..Marie Osmond…

photo Cloris Leachman Timothy Bottoms film The Last Picture Show 1149-23

photo Cloris Leachman Timothy Bottoms film The Last Picture Show 1149-23

The Last Picture Show Lois Farrow: I guess if it wasn't for Sam, I'd have missed it, whatever it is. I'd have been one of them amity types that thinks that playin' bridge is about the best thing that life has to offer.

Timothy Bottoms and Jeff Bridges at juke box in a scene from the film 'The Last Picture Show', 1971.

Timothy Bottoms and Jeff Bridges at juke box in a scene from the film 'The Last Picture Show', 1971.

Still of Timothy Bottoms and Maggie Smith in Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing (1973)

Still of Timothy Bottoms and Maggie Smith in Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing (1973)

Timothy Bottoms at diner with retarded boy Sam Bottoms in a scene from the film 'The Last Picture Show', 1971.

Timothy Bottoms at diner with retarded boy Sam Bottoms in a scene from the film 'The Last Picture Show', 1971.

Directed by David Lowell Rich, Alex Segal.  With Timothy Bottoms, Anthony Quayle, Norman Rodway, Oded Teomi. He was the chosen king who loved God and committed the acts of sin.

Directed by David Lowell Rich, Alex Segal. With Timothy Bottoms, Anthony Quayle, Norman Rodway, Oded Teomi. He was the chosen king who loved God and committed the acts of sin.

"Love & Pain & the Whole Damn Thing" Trailer. Back when the world and Maggie Smith and Timothy Bottoms were young, they made this film of enduring charm and good humour and improbability. Cervantes would be proud. Don Quixote would hire them both.

"Love & Pain & the Whole Damn Thing" Trailer. Back when the world and Maggie Smith and Timothy Bottoms were young, they made this film of enduring charm and good humour and improbability. Cervantes would be proud. Don Quixote would hire them both.