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Neil Says Goodbye to The Big Goodbye

With that, I’m ready to say goodbye to The Big Goodbye, Sam Wasson’s historical account of the making of the movie Chinatown and commentary on the state of Hollywood film making in the 1970’s, with glimpses into the lives of … Continue reading

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Additional Reading Materials for The Big Goodbye

For those of you who may wish to venture beyond the book and the film, here is an assortment of options to consider: Two articles from The Daily Beast: The first is an interview with Sam Wasson last month just … Continue reading

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The Big Goodbye by Sam Wassan

Our April discussion book was suggested by Neil Bergeson: Sam Wassan, The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood, Flatiron Books, 2020.

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