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Feature films

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Brother Rat collection

Identifier: MS-0005
Scope and Contents Photographs, playbills, clippings, correspondence and other items documenting the stage and film versions of "Brother Rat".

Frank McCarthy Collection

Identifier: MS-0350
Scope and Contents A collection of miscellaneous materials from the life of Frank McCarthy, consisting of 7 notebooks containing clippings of articles written by McCarthy during his VMI cadetship and during the two years after graduation; script for the newsreel "West Point of the South" (1936); and items from the production of the movie "Patton" (1970), which McCarthy produced.

Mardi Gras Collection

Identifier: MS-0087
Scope and Contents "Mardi Gras" (20th Century Fox, 1958) was the second movie to feature VMI (the first was "Brother Rat; see MS 0005). Included in the collection are two scripts (first draft and shooting final), and ca. 150 still black and white photos from the production, and other memorablia relating to the movie.

Movie Poster - Field of Lost Shoes

Identifier: GR-Posters-Field of Lost Shoes
Scope and Contents Official theater poster for the motion picture Field of Lost Shoes. This feature film was based on the true story of the participation of the VMI Corps of Cadets at the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864.

Movie Poster, "About Face"

Identifier: GR-Posters-About Face
Content Description Large and small format theater display posters for the 1952 Warner Bros. motion picture "About Face." This military school comedy was based on a play by John Monks, Jr. (VMI Class of 1932) who also wrote Brother Rat. The school depicted in the movie is modeled after the Virginia Military Institute.