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1776
William Daniels and Howard Da Silva
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Overview

This acclaimed film version of Peter Stone's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, which was one of the last big-budget studio musicals, stars William Daniels (TV's Saint Elsewhere) as John Adams and Howard Da Silva as Ben Franklin. A rollicking, anachronistic treatment of the creation of the Declaration of Independence, with the American forefathers conducting themselves with uncharacterstic--and comical--indignity. Academy Award Nominations: Best Cinematography (Harry Stradling, Jr.)

Awards:

Main Cast & Crew:
Peter H. Hunt - Director
William Daniels
Howard Da Silva
John Cullum
Ken Howard
Roy Poole
David Ford
Ronald Holgate
Ray Middleton
William Hansen
Ralston Hill

Details

    Blu-Ray Disc FormatBlu-Ray 4K Disc Format
  • Format: Blu-ray (4K Mastering, Ultraviolet Digital Copy)
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 043396459670
  • Genre: MUSICALS & CAST RECORDINGS
  • Rating: G (MPAA)
  • Release Date: June 2015

Movie Reviews

Notes:
Last film produced by Jack Warner.

Reviews:
"...[William Daniels delivers] a wonderful performance as John Adams..." -- 3 out of 4 stars - 09/11/1992 USA Today, p.3D


"...Full of long, deliberate camera moves, this adaptation of the Broadway hit is about character....William Daniels hits a career high..." - 08/02/2002 Entertainment Weekly, p.53

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