Behind the Scenes: The Day of the Locust (1975)

The Day of the Locust (Mary Ellen Mark)

A set still from Midnight Cowboy director John Schlesinger’s bleak Hollywood-as-purgatory period piece The Day of the Locust (1975). Pic by acclaimed photographer Mary Ellen Mark, who also captured life on the set of Apocalypse NowAlice’s Restaurant and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

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