Mississippi Matinee an Exhibition of the State and the Silver Screen
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Introduction: Thomas Harris (3)
In the "Acknowledgments" of his 1999 book Hannibal, Harris thanks the staff of the Carnegie Public Library in Coahoma County, Mississippi for their research assistance.  Anthony Hopkins reprises the title character for the 2001 film, which set opening box office sales for an R-rated film.  On display is the MGM/Universal Pictures pressbook.
Hopkins plays Lecter yet again in the 2002 remake Red Dragon which more closely follows Harris's book than had the earlier Manhunter.  Currently in the works is a film with the working title Young Hannibal: Behind the Mask.  Harris himself has written the screenplay which is a prequel tracing Lecter's life from childhood through his capture and imprisonment.

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