Alexey Brodovitch

Alexey Brodovich
An outraged Capote soon took the work to Esquire, and it appeared in the November 1958 issue with only a single full-page photo of Attie's, despite Capote's urging that more of the work be used. Brodovitch's work as a book designer can be seen in Observations, a collection of photographs by Richard Avedon and commentary by Truman Capote, both regular contributors to Harper's Bazaar. In Observations, each spread shifts between pages of silhouetted images and pages of rectangular blocks of images and text, framed by ample stretches of white space. Although simple and elegant, the layout of the book has an enormous amount of visual variety.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

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A turning point in Hoffman's career came with the biographical film Capote (2005), which dramatized Truman Capote's experience of writing his true crime novel In Cold Blood (1966). Hoffman took the title role for a project that he co-produced and helped come to fruition. Portraying the idiosyncratic writer proved highly demanding, requiring significant weight loss and four months of research – such as watching video clips of Capote to help him affect the author's effeminate voice and mannerisms. Hoffman stated that he was not concerned with perfectly imitating Capote's speech, but he did feel a great duty to "express the vitality and the nuances" of the writer.

Toby Jones

After appearing in supporting roles in films between 1992 and 2005, Jones made his breakthrough as Truman Capote in the biopic Infamous (2006). Since then, his films have included The Mist (2007), W. (2008), Frost/Nixon (2008), Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Berberian Sound Studio (2012), The Hunger Games (2012), Tale of Tales (2015), Dad's Army (2016), and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018).

Infamous (film)

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Infamous is a 2006 American drama film based on George Plimpton's 1997 book, Truman Capote: In Which Various Friends, Enemies, Acquaintances, and Detractors Recall His Turbulent Career. It covers the period from the late 1950s through the mid-1960s, during which Truman Capote researched and wrote his bestseller In Cold Blood (1965). Capote is played by Toby Jones. Sandra Bullock, Daniel Craig, Lee Pace, and Jeff Daniels also have featured roles, with a supporting cast that includes Sigourney Weaver and Hope Davis, and a song performance by Gwyneth Paltrow.

Robert Blake (actor)

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Richard Brooks received two Oscar nominations for the film: one for his direction, and one for his adaptation of Truman Capote's book. Blake played a Native American fugitive in Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969), starred in a TV movie adaptation of Of Mice and Men (1981), and played a motorcycle highway patrolman in iconoclastic Electra Glide in Blue (1973). He played a small-town stock car driver with ambitions to join the NASCAR circuit in Corky, which MGM produced in 1972. The film featured real NASCAR drivers, including Richard Petty and Cale Yarborough.

Stanley Siegel (talk show host)

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Jackson, authors Gloria Steinem, Truman Capote, Norman Mailer, LSD advocate Timothy Leary and actress Marlo Thomas. Siegel's other programs included America Talks Back on Lifetime and the travel show Stanley on the Go for RLTV.

Tonya Pinkins

Her additional Broadway credits include Merrily We Roll Along, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, The Wild Party, House of Flowers, Radio Golf, A Time To Kill, and Holler If Ya Hear Me. Pinkins has performed in several Off Broadway productions, including the comic role of Mopsa, the Shepherdess, in The Winter's Tale produced by the Riverside Shakespeare Company at The Shakespeare Center in 1983. In 2011, Pinkins starred in the world premiere of Kirsten Greenidge’s Milk Like Sugar at La Jolla Playhouse, and received a 2012 Craig Noel nomination for Best featured Actress in a Play.

Holiday (magazine)

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Truman Capote. John Cheever. Arthur C. Clarke—Clarke wrote " A Journey to Mars" an article about interplanetary space travel published in March 1953. Colette (on love in Paris). Alistair Cooke. Joan Didion ("Notes from a Native Daughter"). Lawrence Durrell. Clifton Fadiman. William Faulkner (on Mississippi). Robert Graves. Ian Fleming (on eating in London). Ernest Hemingway. Alfred Kazin. Jack Kerouac. William Manchester. Mary McCarthy ("The Vassar Girl"). John McNulty (on playing piano in a silent-movie theater). James Michener.

Geraldine Page

Between 1966 and 1969, Page appeared in two holiday-themed television productions based on stories by Truman Capote: "The Christmas Memory" (for ABC Stage 67) and the television film The Thanksgiving Visitor, both of which earned her two consecutive Emmy Awards for Best Actress. In 1967, Page appeared again onstage in Peter Shaffer's Black Comedy/White Lies, a production which also included Michael Crawford and Lynn Redgrave, who were making their Broadway debuts. The same year, she appeared opposite Fred MacMurray in the Walt Disney-produced musical The Happiest Millionaire.

Katharine Graham

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In 1966, Graham was the ostensible honoree of Truman Capote's Black and White Ball. In 1973, Graham received the Elijah Parish Lovejoy Award as well as an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Colby College. In 1975, Graham received the S. Roger Horchow Award for Greatest Public Service by a Private Citizen, an award given out annually by Jefferson Awards. In 1979, the Supersisters trading card set was produced and distributed; one of the cards featured Graham's name and picture. In 1979, Deborah Davis published a book titled Katharine the Great about Graham. In 1987, Graham won the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism.

Lacey Fosburgh

Although Truman Capote remarked that the book proved Fosburgh "a skillful, selective reporter and also a literary artist", her mixing of fact and fiction (in a technique she called "interpretive biography") proved controversial. In 1980, Fosburgh admitted to The New York Times that she had "created scenes or dialogue I think it reasonable and fair to assume could have taken place, perhaps even did." Her second book, Old Money (1983), was a novel which was understood to be largely autobiographical, about growing up in a wealthy, troubled family. Her third book was India Gate (1991), a fictional family saga and mystery involving the children of American expatriates in India.

Audrey Hepburn

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Hepburn next starred as New Yorker Holly Golightly, in Blake Edwards's Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), a film loosely based on the Truman Capote novella of the same name. Capote disapproved of many changes that were made to sanitise the story for the film adaptation, and would have preferred Marilyn Monroe to have been cast in the role, although he also stated that Hepburn "did a terrific job". The character is considered one of the best-known in American cinema, and a defining role for Hepburn. The dress she wears during the opening credits has been considered an icon of the twentieth century, and perhaps the most famous "little black dress" of all time.

A Tree of Night and Other Stories

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A Tree of Night and Other Stories is a short story collection by the American author Truman Capote published in early 1949. The title story, "A Tree of Night", was first published in Harper’s Bazaar in October 1945. The book contains eight short stories: The horror stories in A Tree of Night and Other Stories involve recurring themes of isolation and emotional anxiety. The protagonists are not quite ready to grow up, whether they are adults or children. The adult characters are emotionally isolated and bear unresolved emotional conflicts from childhood. Overall the stories are noted for involving "sexual anxiety and dysfunction without solidly grounded detail."

The Innocents (1961 film)

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Based on the novella The Turn of the Screw by the American novelist Henry James, the screenplay was adapted by William Archibald and Truman Capote, who used Archibald's own stage play—also titled The Innocents—as a primary source text. Its plot follows a governess who watches over two children and comes to fear that their large estate is haunted by ghosts and that the children are being possessed. Archibald's original screenplay for The Innocents was based on the premise that the paranormal events depicted were legitimate. Displeased with Archibald's take on the material, director Jack Clayton appointed American writer Truman Capote to rework the script.

The Thanksgiving Visitor

The Thanksgiving Visitor is a short story by Truman Capote originally published in the November 1967 issue of McCall's magazine, and later published as a book by Random House, Inc. in 1968. The story takes the form of a childhood tale about a boy and his bully problem. The story has a strong moral lesson related to revenge. It is a sequel to Capote's A Christmas Memory. The Thanksgiving Visitor was inspired by Truman Capote's childhood growing up in Alabama. One of the main characters, Miss Sook Faulk is based directly on Truman's older cousin, Nanny Rumbley Faulk, whom Truman called "Sook". The story is narrated by nine-year-old Buddy, whose older cousin is his best friend.

William Woodward Jr.

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The case was brought back to public attention when, in 1975, chapters of author Truman Capote's novel Answered Prayers were set to be published in Esquire magazine's November issue. The book features thinly veiled characters that are based on Capote's friends in high society. Capote was an acquaintance of Ann's and had become convinced that she was guilty of murder (he nicknamed Woodward "Bang Bang"). Capote created a character based on Ann Woodward named "Ann Hopkins". She is described as a bigamist and "cold blooded murderess" who shoots her husband after the two arrive home one night from a party.

Nikki M. James

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production of House of Flowers. She played Adela in the Off-Broadway run of Michael John LaChiusa's musical adaptation of Bernarda Alba and appeared in the Broadway cast of All Shook Up. James played Dorothy in the revival of The Wiz at La Jolla Playhouse and also starred in Romeo and Juliet and Caesar and Cleopatra at the Stratford Festival with Christopher Plummer. In the musical The Book of Mormon, she won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Nabulungi. During that run, she took a leave in June 2012 to film a screen version of Lucky Stiff. From 2014 to January 2015, she played Éponine in the Broadway revival of Les Misérables.

Lucille Lortel Theatre

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. * 1953: The School for Scandal. 1953: The Scarecrow. 1953: The Little Clay Cart. 1954: The Threepenny Opera. 1956: Cry, the Beloved Country. 1964: As You Like It. 1967: The Viewing, (Lyle Kessler); The Deer Park. 1968: House of Flowers; Private Lives. 1969: Dames at Sea. 1971: Black Girl. 1973: Moonchildren. 1976: Eden. 1981: Cloud 9; A Soldier's Play. 1984: 'night, Mother. 1987: Steel Magnolias. 1990: Falsettoland. 1992: Lips Together, Teeth Apart; The Destiny of Me. 1996: The Boys in the Band. 1997: As Bees In Honey Drown. 2004: Fat Pig. 2007: In a Dark Dark House. 2007: Seussical. 2008: reasons to be pretty. 2009: Coraline. 2012: Carrie. 2016: The School for Scandal. 2017: The Lightning

Sagaponack, New York

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Truman Capote, author. Jimmy Fallon, television host. Lewis Frankfort, CEO, Coach. Jim Grabb (born 1964), American tennis player ranked World No. 1 in doubles. Billy Joel, musician. Caroline Kennedy, former First Daughter, lawyer, author and diplomat. Peter Matthiessen, author, conservationist and naturalist. George Plimpton, author. Ira Rennert, investor and businessman. David Salle, artist. Roy Scheider, actor. Axel Stawski, billionaire real estate developer. Kurt Vonnegut, author.

Observations (book)

Observations is a collaborative coffee table book with photography by Richard Avedon, commentary by Truman Capote and design by Alexey Brodovitch. It features a slipcase with color, all-capitalized lettering; the book itself is further housed in a clear acetate/glassine slip cover and is printed with the same bold design as the slipcase in black-and-white. Simon & Schuster published the work in 1959 having it printed using the photogravure method in Lucerne, Switzerland. Avedon and Capote started collaboration on the book in 1945. Observations contains numerous portraits of famous people of the twentieth century, including Pablo Picasso, J.

Bennett Miller

Miller turned down several offers of film projects, until he was able to get support to make the film Capote with Philip Seymour Hoffman, who played Truman Capote. The film premiered in September 2005 at the Telluride Film Festival and was released by Sony Pictures Classics. In 2006 Miller directed the Bob Dylan music video When the Deal Goes Down starring Scarlett Johansson. Then, in 2008 he directed Johansson's music video for her Tom Waits cover of Falling Down featuring an appearance by Salman Rushdie.

Robert Morse

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He won a Tony for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-Person Show for his portrayal of Truman Capote in Tru (1989). In 1992, he recreated his performance for the PBS series American Playhouse and won the Emmy Award as Best Actor in a Miniseries or Special. In 1999, Morse was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame for his long career as a stage actor. In 2002, Morse was cast in the role of the Wizard of Oz in the San Francisco run of the musical Wicked, but quit the show before it opened on Broadway. He was replaced by Joel Grey. Morse joined other performers, including Marlo Thomas, in creating the 1972 Free to Be...

Charles Matthau

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Among his directorial projects have been The Grass Harp, from a novella by Truman Capote, and the made-for-TV movie The Marriage Fool, both of which starred his father. He also directed Doin' Time on Planet Earth (1988), Her Minor Thing (2005), Baby-O (2009) "The Book of Leah" (2019) and Freaky Deaky (2012), which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. He was named for his mother's stepfather, aviation industrialist Charles Marcus and for his godfather, Charlie Chaplin. He attended the University of Southern California, where he met his first wife, Michele Bauer, BA, Masters, Law. He and his current wife, Ashley, were seen on an episode of HGTV's Selling New York in June 2013.

Vivian Bonnell

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In 1954, she starred opposite Pearl Bailey in the Broadway musical House of Flowers. She and her fellow cast members recorded calypso albums as "Enid Mosier and her Trinidad Steel Band". She later married one of those performers, Austin Stoker. After changing her name, Bonnell went on to appear in a number of films and television shows, including several American TV movies. She died of complications from diabetes in Los Angeles on November 18, 2003, at the age of 79. *

Laura (1944 film)

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The show was taped in London and the teleplay was written by Truman Capote. It met with unanimous negative reactions, which was attributed to Radziwill's poor acting. An episode of Magnum, P.I. titled "Skin Deep," written by joint series creator Donald P. Bellisario, used a similar premise. Ian McShane guested as the Lydecker type, an insanely jealous film producer, and Cathie Shirriff guested as the episode's version of Laura Hunt, the prominent actress Erin Wolfe, whose apparent suicide series main character Thomas Sullivan "Tom" Magnum IV (series lead Thomas William "Tom" Selleck) is investigating.