Private Showing of "Last Picture Show" Kicks off "Last Book Auction"

Published 08/08 2012 04:30PM

Updated 08/08 2012 07:01PM

    Hundreds of thousands of Larry McMurtry's collected books at his "Booked Up" stores in Archer City won't be auctioned off without a tribute the film that made the town famous.
    "The Last Picture Show" is based on the novel by the same name, which was written by McMurtry.
    There will be a private showing of the film in Archer City tomorrow night to kick off this weekend's "The Last Book Sale", during which 300-thousand books from McMurtry's book stores in Archer City will be auctioned.
    The film will be shown at the Royal Theater following a barbeque dinner which lasts from 5 until 6:30 Thursday night.
    You can head over to the Booked Up #2 location to get your hands on a ticket.
    Tickets are $50 a piece.

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