Growing Up in Bandera August 23, 2023 - 00:00 Posted in: Lifestyle The Last Picture Show is among my all-time favorite movies. Set in the 1950s, it was an instant reminder of Bandera in those early times when I first saw it. It was more like embracing the feelings of those times rather than having any authentic resemblance to our town. Some of the characters in it did bring a few of my high school friends to mind as I watched the show.Making road trips around south and central Texas I drive through lots of places that could have been the town depicted. It was a dying town with young people trying ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!