The follow-up, At Long Last Love from 1975 was a filming of the Cole Porter musical and known to critics and movie goers as one of the worst films ever made, despite starring Burt Reynolds, a burning star at this time.
During the filming of the picture, Peter fell in love with Stratten, who was already married.
When she told her husband she was leaving him, he shot and killed her, before committing suicide.
Sonny et Duane, deux adolescents texans, passent leur temps entre le café et le cinéma, seules distractions possibles dans leur petite ville perdue aux confins du désert.
Mais lorsqu'une fille provoque une dispute entre eux, Sonny décide de s'engager pour la Corée.
A movie adaptation of the Henry James novel Daisy Miller, in 1974, spelled the beginning of the end of Bogdanovich's career as a popular director.
The film starred Peter's lover Cybill Shepherd as the title character and was a flop at the box office as well as the critics.
Some people have said the split from Polly in some ways put an end to the successful part of Peter's career.
He followed up the next year, 1972, with another hit movie, What's Up, Doc?
, a screwball comedy heavily empowered by Howard Hawks' witty movies.