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Raggedy Man, 1973 - 1983


Sub-Series Description

A film loosely based on Wittliff’s mother’s life about a young, divorced mother of two sons working as a telephone operator in small-town Texas during World War II. Starring Sissy Spacek, Sam Shepard, and Eric Roberts. Early drafts are titled "Nita, Henry and Harry."


  • 1973 - 1983


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


Researchers must secure permission from the Wittliff estate for reproduction of photographs or screenplays


From the Collection: 498 Linear Feet

From the Collection: 517 boxes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English