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The Moonshine War Press Kit

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3871

This collection features seven photographs and several production and press notes from 1970 regarding The Moonshine War film.

Production notes include a copy of the editor's portfolio and production notes on the film. Press notes features five articles about the various actors from the film. The photographs include seven pictures from the film set.

Dates

  • 1970

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 (3 folders)

Abstract

This collection features seven photographs and several production and press notes from 1970 regarding The Moonshine War film.

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.3860: The Moonshine War Original Screenplay.

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