Original Australian Daybill Movie Poster White Lightning
Awesome Tom Jung poster artwork. White Lightning is a 1973 American action film directed by Joseph Sargent, written by William W. Norton, and stars Burt Reynolds as the main character Robert "Gator" McKlusky, Jennifer Billingsley, Ned Beatty, Bo Hopkins, R.G. Armstrong, Diane Ladd and Laura Dern also star. Reynolds called the film "the beginning of a whole series of films made in the South, about the South and for the South. The film was almost directed by Steven Spielberg. He had made TV Movies - Duel, Something Evil and Savage and decided to direct White Lightning the same year. "I spent two-and-a-half months on the film," said Spielberg, "met Burt once, found most of the locations and began to cast the movie, until I realized it wasn't something that I wanted to do for a first film.” The film's music was written by A Nightmare on Elm Street's Charles Bernstein. Some of this score was also used by Quentin Tarantino in his 2003 film Kill Bill: Volume 1 and his 2009 film Inglourious Basterds. The film was a hit and led to a sequel Gator.