RIP: Horton Foote

Horton foote
NEW YORK (AP) — Playwright and screenwriter Horton Foote, who movingly
portrayed the broken dreams of common people in “The Trip to
Bountiful,” “Tender Mercies” and his Oscar-winning screen adaptation of
“To Kill a Mockingbird,” died Wednesday in Connecticut, Paul Marte, a
spokesman for Hartford Stage, said. He was 92.

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3 thoughts on “RIP: Horton Foote

  1. virgotex says:

    One of the great ones

  2. Adrastos says:

    Ouch. First I’d heard of it. Wonderful writer.

  3. BuggyQ says:

    I remember reading To Kill A Mockingbird, and then comparing it to the movie, and thinking how completely he got it. What a marvelous, sensitive writer.

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