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1776 (9-Nov-1972)

Director: Peter H. Hunt

Writer: Peter Stone

From a play: 1776 by Sherman Edwards and Peter Stone, with book by Peter Stone

Music and Lyrics by: Sherman Edwards

Producer: Jack L. Warner

Keywords: Drama, American Revolution

Musical version of the events leading up the the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Though Jefferson wrote most of the document, 1776 centers on John Adams, a difficult man by any measure. Adapted from the successful Broadway play which played over 1200 performances from 1969 to 1972. View the Director's Cut if possible. Received an Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Howard Caine
Actor
2-Jan-1928 28-Dec-1993 Maj. Hochstetter on Hogan's Heroes
John Cullum
Actor
2-Mar-1930   Holling Vincoeur on Northern Exposure
William Daniels
Actor
31-Mar-1927   Voice of K.I.T.T. on Knight Rider
Blythe Danner
Actor
3-Feb-1943   Futureworld
Ken Howard
Actor
28-Mar-1944   The White Shadow
Howard Da Silva
Actor
4-May-1909 16-Feb-1986 Bartender in The Lost Weekend

CAST

Starring
William Daniels   ...   John Adams
Howard Da Silva   ...   Benjamin Franklin
Ken Howard   ...   Thomas Jefferson
Donald Madden   ...   John Dickinson
John Cullum   ...   Edward Rutledge
Roy Poole   ...   Stephen Hopkins
David Ford   ...   CJohn Hancock
Ron Holgate   ...   Richard Henry Lee
Ray Middleton   ...   Thomas McKean
William Hansen   ...   Caesar Rodney
Blythe Danner   ...   Martha Jefferson
Virginia Vestoff   ...   Abigail Adams
Emory Bass   ...   James Wilson
Ralston Hill   ...   Charles Thomson
Howard Caine   ...   Lewis Morris
Patrick Hines   ...   Samuel Chase
William Duell   ...   Andrew McNair
Daniel Keyes   ...   Josiah Bartlett
Leo Leyden   ...   George Read
Stephen Nathan   ...   Courier
Jonathan Moore   ...   Lyman Hall
James Noble   ...   Jonathan Witherspoon
John Myhers   ...   Robert Livingston
Rex Robbins   ...   Roger Sherman
Charles Rule   ...   Joseph Hewes

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