The Bootlegger

A STORY OF SMALL-TOWN AMERICA
a film by Ryan Geoffrey Walker

Credits

 

FOUNTAIN GREEN FILMS presents
a film by RYAN GEOFFREY WALKER
THE BOOTLEGGER
based on the book by JOHN E. HALLWAS
assistant director KATE E. WALKER
executive producers RON & LESLIE WALKER
music composer MARK SPECKMAN
voice actor NORMAN DIETZ
sound designer LUCAS HARRISON OSWALD
graphic designer TED CARSTENSEN
co-producers JUSTIN BROWN & KATE E. WALKER
featuring JOHN E. HALLWAS, HENRY LEONARD McKEE, NOEL OLIVER, LOUISE PARKINS, GAYLORD MASON, EPPIE MASON, RON CLARK, JANET CREASEY SOWERS, DOROTHY HARRIS, TIM SCHROLL, DONNAMAE HOCKER, FRANK JOBE, HERSCHEL MOURNING, ANALIE WRIGHT, LEONARD HAINES, MARK REYNOLDS, RAY DANIELSON, BONNIE McKEOWN, MARCIA FOSTER, DOROTHY DUNCAN NELSON, MARCIA LEFANTE, A.L. "BUCK" KNOWLES, DAN PITTMAN, GEORGE FOSTER, PAUL JENNINGS, RANDY CAGLE, DAVE RIGGALL, HOWARD HAMILTON, ROBERT MARSHALL
associate producers CAFE BERLIN, COLCHESTER DISTRICT LIBRARY, COLCHESTER STATE BANK, MICHAEL HAINES, JOHN E. HALLWAS, HY-VEE MACOMB, MACOMB NEWS NOW, MACOMB SQUARE MUSIC, NOEL OLIVER, LEANN E. STELZER, DAN WAGLE, MATT WALKER
additional camera JUSTIN BROWN, TED CARSTENSEN, MATT STASSEL, CHASE THOMPSON, KATE E. WALKER
grips JUSTIN BROWN, MATT STASSEL, KATE E. WALKER, LESLIE WALKER, MATT WALKER, RONALD WALKER, BIANCA WILLIAMS
additional interviewees JOHN ATKINS, JR., TIM BAIRD, DEBBIE CARSON, ALVIN CURTIS, BENNETT DUNGAN, MICHAEL INMAN, LEONARD JARRETT, VANITA KIPLING, ORVILLE MENARD, ALICE MOURNING, DANNY POWELL, DEAN REEVERTS, MICHAEL THOMPSON, JOHN WALLEY, TOM WALLEY, WAYNE WHITE, JOHNNY WRIGHT
kickstarter backers NOELLE AIRO, WENDY ARCHER, JUDY ARNETT, KRISTIN BEAVER, SCHYLER BEHRER, GIL BELLES, TERRY BISWELL, WILLIAM B., JUSTIN BROWN, SEAN P. BROWN, TED CARSTENSEN, PATRICK CLERKIN, EMILY COLLETTE, NED S. CREASEY, NICK CURTIS, DARK BLUE DARK GREEN, ALICE DAVENPORT, DAVID & SALLY EGLER, JENNIFER ERICKSON, VIRGINIA LEONARD EWING, J. AND R. FAXON, STEPH FOLEY, ADAM FOX, CHRIS FRANCISCO, SAMANTHA JANE GALATI, MARY GARLICK, GEOFF, MICHAEL HAINES, LaVONNE HILDAHL, JEFF HUSBAND, ALAN ICENOGLE, RYLE IRISH, NATALIE JACOBS, NANCY K. JAMESON, CINDY ST. JOHN, CATHY WALKER KELLEY, LINDSAY KELLEY, RED KELLY, BABS LAWYER, LU LINN, LOWELL LUECK, CONNIE WADDILL McENTIRE, EILEEN McGUINN, JENNA MURFIN, KEN MYER, KAREN NELSON, JOSHUA NUNEZ, NOEL OLIVER, OSCI EIGHT FILMS, BECKY & SAM PARKER, ANN PATRIDGE, HAYES SANBORN, MICHAEL D. SELDERS, MEGAN SIMMONS, JANET CREASEY SOWERS, MARK SPECKMAN, DAVID STEVENSON, GORDON SWITZER, LISA TINTINGER, JAMES VIGUE, MATT WALKER, LESLIE & RONALD WALKER, KEVIN WALSH, JENNY WINDLER, COREY WOODWARD, LINDA WRIDE, RICK ZINSER
BBQ fundraiser committee KIM LEE, JUDY MASON, CRISTA RIGG, KATE E. WALKER, FRANCIE WELCH, DONNA WETZEL, JUDY WISELY
thank you ARGYLE LAKE STATE PARK, MIKE AZAR, BLADDERS FAMILY, DARYLE BASCOM, LORETTA BAUCAM, RODGER BAUCAM, BECK'S, CAROL BECKERDITE, SARAH BERNHAGEN, DAVID BLAND, DEBE BRANNING, RUSSELL K. BROOKS, BECKY BROWN, BROWN FAMILY, TED CARSTENSEN, CHERYL at DOLLAR GENERAL, DAVE CHRISTENSEN, CITY OF COLCHESTER, RON CLARK, COLCHESTER AREA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, COLCHESTER COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS, COLCHESTER DISTRICT LIBRARY, COLCHESTER FOOD PANTRY, COLCHESTER HISTORICAL SOCIETY, COLCHESTER LIONS CLUB, ANN & GENE CONNOR, BILL COOK, RENEE CREASEY, STANLEY CREASEY, NICK CURTIS, D&D GLASS GARDEN ART, DONNA DANIELSON, JOHN DODD, DOWN TO EARTH, RICHARD DUNN, CATHY EARLY, RICH EGGER, ROBERT FAIRCHILD, SUSAN FAIRCHILD, ALMA FEATHERS, KIMBERLY FORCE, LESTER FOWLER, CHAD FREIDRICHS, JAIME FREIDRICHS, FRIENDS OF VISHNU, GAMAGE FAMILY, MARY GARLICK, GENTLEMAN MORTUARIES, RILEY GIBSON, RICHI LINCOLN GILL, JAMIE GONCALVEZ, GRANDMA LULA'S, HAINES FAMILY, HALLWAS FAMILY, GEORGE HARTMANN, HEARTLAND BANK, BRIDGET HINCHEE, ROBIN HINCHEE, DONNAMAE HOCKER, SUE HURST, HUSBAND FAMILY, ALAN ICENOGLE, ILLINOIS DIGITAL ARCHIVE, ILLINOIS STORIES, RALF IRISH, KATHY IRISH, FRANK JOBE, LINDA JOBE, JANE JOHN, STERLING KERNEK, KNOWLES FAMILY, MIKE KOLER, MAX KREPS, MARCIA LEFANTE, MR. & MRS. TED LEFLER, KIM LEE, LINCOLN LIBRARY, AARON LITTLE, RACHEL LOUDERMAN, JIM LUCIE, JAN LUCIE, LYKINS FAMILY, KATHLEEN MARKEY, ROBERT MARSHALL, MARVIN'S HAIR HUT, ESPECIA MASON, GAYLORD MASON, JUDY MASON, MARK McDONALD, McDONOUGH COUNTY VOICE, M.T.C. COMMUNICATIONS, MEN'S BREAKFAST CLUB, MICHELLE McCLURE, MOURNING FAMILY, MURPHY'S RESALE SHOP, JACKIE MURPHY, NETWORK KNOWLEDGE, NEW COPPERFIELD'S BOOK SERVICE, KATHY NICHOLS, NOSTALGIA, THE OLD DAIRY, OLIVER FAMILY, OLYMPIA FILM SOCIETY, ORR STREET STUDIOS, BECKY PARKER, SAM PARKER, JEREMY PAWLOSKI, PEARL'S PIES, DAN PITTMAN, GARY POWELL FAMILY, RAMSEY FINANCIAL SERVICES, RELATIVE HARMONY, VIRGINIA REXROAT, REYNOLDS FAMILY, TITUS RICHARD, RIGG FAMILY, RIGGALL FAMILY, JOANNE ROEGER, GARY ROSENBERG, ROTARY CLUB OF MACOMB, JUDY SADLER, CHRISTINE SALVADOR, MARK R. SCHERER, DAN SCHMALSHOF, SUE SCOTT, SCRAPBOOK NOOK, COLCHESTER SENIOR CENTER, SANDY SHEARER, MARILYN SHELLEY, SHILOH'S BAR AND BISTRO, CHRIS SMITH, THOMAS SMITH, JANET CREASEY SOWERS, MARK SPECKMAN, SPOTLIGHT EVENT CENTER, MATT STASSEL, MARK BERNARD STECK, LAINE STEELMAN, STEPHENS COLLEGE, DEBBIE SULLIVAN, TERI SULLIVAN, PATTY SUTTON, AUDREY SWEDELL, BECKY THOMPSON, CHASE THOMPSON, CHUCK THOMPSON, LOU THOMPSON, MICHAEL THOMPSON, TINTINGER FAMILY, NATHAN TRUESDELL, UNITED COMMUNITY BANK, WANDA UTTER, TERRY VAIL, TRI STATES PUBLIC RADIO, VISION CONSULTANTS, VISUAL PRODUCTION CENTER, W. DALE CLARK LIBRARY, WALKER FAMILY, KEVIN WALSH, WASHINGTON COUNTY SHERRIFF, WEATHER UNDERGROUND, WEAVER AUTOMOTIVE, FRANCIE WELCH, MORRIS WELLS, WIU-TV CHANNEL 3, WEST PRAIRIE SOUTH ELEMENTARY, WESTERN ILLINOIS MUSEUM, WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, WESTLAWN-HILLCREST MEMORIAL PARK, DONNA WETZEL, SASHA WICKERT-GILL, DAVID LEE WILSON, FABIAN WINGO, JUDY WISELY, RYAN B. WYLIE, KERRI YOST
archival material courtesy of ARCHIVES AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AT WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY, DOUGLAS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, DONNAMAE HOCKER, SHARON MORRISETTE, NOEL OLIVER, OMAHA WORLD-HERALD, DAVE RIGGALL, MARILYN SHELLEY, ANALIE WRIGHT, WASHINGTON COUNTY MUSEUM
public domain "HAS ANYBODY HERE SEEN KELLY?" (1909) music and lyrics by C.W. MURPHY and WILL LETTERS performed by FLORRIE FORDE, "THE BIRTH OF A NATION" (1915) directed by D.W. GRIFFITH — RELIANCE-MAJESTIC STUDIOS
songs courtesy of Mark Speckman the eternal robot choir, jesse hall, dead drills, street, gongs, simple w/ joe, cheese, something with PSDNs and KRONs, rockets in motherf__ing space, rock center, for susie, fast, cry, greyhound, control reborn, america, yaya, mofo beat, angels, life plan, the seas of tau yeti, centurion dub, RITA, emerald and jade, riding the gentle dragon, faerie fire x3, they're coming, worms, new dawn / i'm so sorry, bass4lakotagirl, the ERC sleeps, leaving vancouver
in memory of PATRICK CLERKIN, ALVIN CURTIS, ADAM FOX, DOROTHY HARRIS, RALF IRISH, VANITA KIPLING, CHARLIE & SUE MAYER, HENRY LEONARD McKEE, ETHEL TUCKER
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