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1776  Cover Image DVD DVD

1776

Warner, Jack L., 1892-1978 (film producer.). Edwards, Sherman, (composer,, lyricist.). Stone, Peter, 1930-2003 (screenwriter.). Hunt, Peter H., (film director.). Daniels, William, 1927- (actor.). Da Silva, Howard, 1909-1986 (actor.). Howard, Ken, 1944-2016 (actor.). Madden, Donald, 1933-1983 (actor.). Danner, Blythe, (actor.). Cullum, John, 1930- (actor.). Poole, Roy, 1924-1986 (actor.). Ford, David, 1925-1983 (actor.). Vestoff, Virginia, (actor.). Ostrow, Stuart, 1932- Motion picture adaptation of (work) 1776. (Added Author). Stradling, Harry, 1925- (director of photography.). Williamson, Florence (Film editor), (editor of moving image work.). Sauter, Eddie, (composer.). Howard, Peter, 1927-2008 (arranger of music.). White, Onna, (choreographer.). Handorf, Ray, (conductor.). Columbia Pictures, (production company.). Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm), (production company.). William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard, Donald Madden, Blythe Danner, John Cullum, Roy Poole, David Ford, Virginia Vestoff. (Cast).

Summary

Summary: 1776 is a musical celebration of the founding of The United States of America. The story centers around familiar historical characters as they organize a movement for independence from Mother England. All events lead up to that most significant date, July 4, 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780767860321
  • ISBN: 0767860322
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 166 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
  • Edition: Restored director's cut.
  • Publisher: Culver City, California : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2002]

Contents / Notes

General Note: English soundtrack with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Special features: commentary with director Peter Hunt and writer Peter Stone, screen tests, production notes.
Film version originally released in 1972.
Book by Peter Stone based on a conception of Sherman Edwards. Based on the musical play "1776" produced on the New York stage by Stuart Ostrow.
The DVD "restored" version runs ca. 166 minutes-- longer than the theatrical release cut, yet shorter than the laserdisc "restored" version.
Formatted Contents Note: Mr. Adams -- "Sit down, John" -- "Piddle, twiddle & resolve" -- Benjamin Franklin -- "The Lees of old Virginia" -- Congress now in session -- The Declaration committee -- "But, Mr. Adams" -- Writer's block -- Mrs. Jefferson arrives -- "Till then" -- Reintroducing themselves -- "He plays the violin" -- Congregational committees -- "Cool considerate men" -- "Mama, look sharp" -- Reading the declaration -- "The egg" -- Alterations, deletions, amendments -- Slavery -- "Molasses to rum" -- Abigail's advice -- "Yours, yours, yours" -- "Is anybody there?" -- The vote on independence -- "The resolution is adopted" -- July 4 : let freedom ring.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Harry Stradling, Jr. ; editor, Florence Williamson ; orchestrations, Eddie Sauter ; dance music arranged by Peter Howard ; musical numbers choreograpged by Onna White ; conductor, Ray Heindorf.
Participant or Performer Note: William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard, Donald Madden, Blythe Danner, John Cullum, Roy Poole, David Ford, Virginia Vestoff.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Rated PG, for language.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, aspect ratio 2.35:1; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English soundtrack with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Founding Fathers of the United States
Founding Fathers of the United States Drama
Jefferson, Thomas 1743-1826 Drama
Franklin, Benjamin 1706-1790 Drama
Adams, John 1735-1826 Drama
Declaration of Independence (United States) Declaration of Independence (United States)
Jefferson, Thomas 1743-1826
Franklin, Benjamin 1706-1790
Adams, John 1735-1826
United States. Drama
Jefferson, Thomas 1743-1826 Drama
Franklin, Benjamin 1706-1790 Drama
Adams, John 1735-1826 Drama
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Musical films -- Videorecordings.
Historical films -- Videorecordings.
Feature films -- Videorecordings.
DVD.
Video.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Musical films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Historical films.
Film adaptations.
Musical films.

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