• 1776 (2009)

1776

Release Date: March 2nd, 2009

DVD Release Date: July 2nd, 2002

G |2 hr 21 min

Plot Summary

The nation's fathers harmonize their way through the founding of America in this musical adapted from a popular Broadway show. Colonial representatives gather in Philadelphia with the aim of establishing a set of governmental rules for the burgeoning United States. Benjamin Franklin (Howard da Silva) and John Adams (William Daniels) charge Thomas Jefferson (Ken Howard) with the work of writing a statement announcing the new country's emancipation from British rule.

Cast: William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard, Donald Madden, Blythe Danner, John Cullum, Ron Holgate, David Ford

Director: Peter H. Hunt

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: Columbia Pictures Corporation

Keywords: Rise, Transformation, Inspiring, Rivalry, Quest

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Awards

Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Cinematography