Midnight Cowboy (1969)
Jerome Hellman Productions
A naive hustler travels from Texas to New York City to seek personal fortune but, in the process, finds himself a new friend.
"Midnight Cowboy" is a 1969 American drama film based on the 1965 novel of the same name by James Leo Herlihy. The film was written by Waldo Salt, directed by John Schlesinger, and stars Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman. Notable smaller roles are filled by Sylvia Miles, John McGiver, Brenda Vaccaro, Bob Balaban, Jennifer Salt and Barnard Hughes.
In 1994, the film was deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.
Release date: May 25, 1969
Director: John Schlesinger
Screenplay by: Waldo Salt
Based on: The novel"Midnight Cowboy", by James Leo Herlihy
Music: John Barry
Cinematography: Adam Holender
Edited by: Hugh A. Robertson
Cast: Dustin Hoffman. Jon Voight, Sylvia Miles, John McGiver, Brenda Vaccaro, Bob Balaban, Jennifer Salt, Barnard Hughes
Distributed by: United Artists
* © 1969 - MGM