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The Moonshine War Original Screenplay

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3860

This collection features Cameron James Connell's copy of the screenplay for The Moonshine War. At the back of the screenplay is a listing of the film's staff. This shooting script belonged to Connell who served as the camera operator for the film.

Dates

  • 1969 July 22

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection features Cameron James Connell's copy of the screenplay for The Moonshine War.

Biographical/Historical Note

A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film, The Moonshine War was directed by Richard Quine and shot during 1969. The film was based on the 1969 novel of the same name by Elmore Leonard, who also adapted his story into the screenplay. Starring Alan Alda, Richard Widmark, and Patrick McGoohan, The Moonshine War features a federal agent during the Prohibition era who is looking to make money off of moonshine before the ban against it is lifted.

Related Archival Materials

Interested researchers may wish to consult MS.3871: The Moonshine War Press Kit.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480