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Peter Bogdanovich still loves old Hollywood — he's just funny that way

Peter Bogdanovich still loves old Hollywood — he's just funny that way

Peter Bogdanovich has countless stories, and he tells them with the sort of flair you'd expect from a man who wears a neck scarf. Over the years, the director befriended an array of Hollywood legends — including John Ford, Cary Grant, Alfred Hitchcock and Howard Hawks — and though they're nearly all gone now, he keeps their memories alive by recounting these anecdotes, peppering them with uncannily accurate impressions. On a bright afternoon, Bogdanovich sat in the dining room of ex-wife Louise Stratten's apartment in the San Fernando Valley. His hair neatly combed, his eyes slightly melancholy behind large glasses, he was reminiscing about a period in the...

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