A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
2/8/1976 You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me?
February 8, 1976. This date saw the release of a classic crime movie, Taxi Driver, starring Robert De Niro and Jodie Foster. Paul Schrader wrote and Martin Scorsese directed this tale of a Vietnam vet turned hack who goes nuts in the Big Apple. It was nominated for four Oscars including Best Picture.