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."
- From the Collection: Wittliff, William D. (1940-2019) (Person)
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