Watch the Trailer for The Old Man and the Gun

The first story that the New Yorker staff writer David Grann published in the magazine was about a man named Forrest Tucker, whom he’d first read about in a tabloid, in 1999. “I pitched it,” Grann wrote in a recent e-mail, “because I thought the details of Tucker’s escapades were so extraordinary, so compelling, that I couldn’t screw it up too much.”

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