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New York City: Martinis at Six

Truman Capote’s celebrated novel Breakfast at Tiffany’s opens with a description of the narrator’s journey back to his first New York apartment. It was a single room in a brownstone with a window that looked out on a fire escape. 1,127 more words


On In Cold Blood and my not-so-abnormal interest in crime

I didn’t want to harm the man. I thought he was a very nice gentleman. Soft-spoken. I thought so right up to the moment I cut his throat. 580 more words


Truman Capote's 'In Cold Blood' Is Coming (Back) To Television As True Crime Fever Heats Up

A few of the greybeards among us may still remember those bygone days of 2006, when the world had two competing Truman Capote biopics – … 348 more words


The Weinstein Company Lands TV Rights to Truman Capote’s 'In Cold Blood'

The Weinstein Company has optioned television rights to Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” with plans to make a TV event series.

Gary Oldman and Douglas Urbanski’s Flying Studios will produce the project, and screenwriter Kevin Hood is set to pen the script. 177 more words


'In Cold Blood' Getting TV Event Series Treatment In Weinstein Co Deal

The Weinstein Company has optioned TV rights to Truman Capote’s 1966 bestseller In Cold Blood with the aim of making it a TV event series. It would be the first TV series treatment of the seminal narrative nonfiction book, which most recently surfaced as dueling feature films: 2005’s… 327 more words


A Capote Novella

If our love was a novel,

We’d meet on the very first page.

Love at first glance

Searing yet cliché.

If our love was a novel, 106 more words


Beat the Devil

Released:  1953

Cast:  Humphrey Bogart, Jennifer Jones, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lorre, Robert Morley, Edward Underdown, Ivor Barnard, Marco Tulli, Bernard Lee, Saro Urzi

SUMMARY:  In a small Italian port town, Billy Dannreuther (Humphrey Bogart) and his wife Maria (Gina Lollobrigida), along with a group of Billy’s associates, are waiting for their ship to be repaired so that they can travel to British East Africa.  322 more words

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