THE MOONSHINE WAR (1970) USA colour 96m.
Directed by Richard Quine.
Screenplay by Elmore Leonard after his own 1969 novel.
The time is 1932 just before Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected president of all U.S. of A. The place is a Kentucky backwater.
Patrick McGoohan is a presumed G-man.
Richard Widmark is a gangster boss.
Alan Alda is a farmer/moonshine bootlegger.
Record collector's trivia:
Jazz vocalist Joe Williams, famous with Coleman Hawkins' and Count Basie's bands and then in his own right, is actually playing Alan Alda's house n----r, and singer Lee Hazlewood is Richard Widmark's psychopath killer.
Well-known character actors, Will Geer, Harry Carey Jr., Max Showalter, Bo Hopkins, John Schuck and Charles Tyner are visible in secondary roles.…