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Coal Miner's Daughter
Director: Michael Apted (Dir)
Release Date:   1980
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 7 Mar 1980
Duration (in mins):   125
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Cast:   Sissy Spacek (Loretta)  
    Tommy Lee Jones (Doolittle "Mooney" Lynn)  
    Beverly D'Angelo (Patsy Cline)  
    Levon Helm (Ted Webb)  
    Phyllis Boyens (Clara Webb)  


Production Company: Universal Pictures (MCA, Inc.)
Distribution Company: Universal Pictures (MCA, Inc.)
Director: Michael Apted (Dir)
Producer: Bernard Schwartz (Prod)
Writer: Tom Rickman (Scr)
Photography: Ralf D. Bode (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: John W. Corso (Prod des)
Film Editor: Arthur Schmidt (Film ed)
MPAA Rating: PG
Country: United States
Language: English

Source Text: Based on the book Loretta Lynn: Coal Miner's Daughter by Loretta Lynn and George Vecsey (Chicago, 1976).
Authors: Loretta Lynn
  George Vecsey

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Universal City Studios, Inc. 11/3/1980 dd/mm/yyyy PA61256

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Genre: Drama


Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   20 Feb 1980   p. 3.
Los Angeles Times   2 Mar 1980   p. 29.
New York Times   7 Mar 1980   p. 8.
Variety   20 Feb 1980   p. 19.

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