Peter Bogdanovich Was the Bridge Between Old and New Hollywood

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Peter Bogdanovich, who died today at 82, once boasted that he’d “seen every American film worth seeing.” That’s an extremely arrogant thing to say — and Bogdanovich was an extremely arrogant man — but given that he most likely said it in the late 60s or early 70s, he was probably correct. At that time in history, one could have seen every American film worth seeing because there…

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