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1776 (1972)

G 11/09/1972 (US) DramaHistory 2h 21m

The award winning musical comes to the screen!


Colonial representatives gather in Philadelphia with the aim of establishing a set of governmental rules for the burgeoning United States. Benjamin Franklin and John Adams charge Thomas Jefferson with the task of writing a statement announcing the new country's emancipation from British rule.

  1. Peter H. Hunt


  2. Peter Stone


Top Billed Cast

  1. William Daniels

    William Daniels

    John Adams

  2. Howard Da Silva

    Howard Da Silva

    Dr. Benjamin Franklin

  3. Ken Howard

    Ken Howard

    Thomas Jefferson

  4. Blythe Danner

    Blythe Danner

    Martha Jefferson

  5. Donald Madden

    John Dickinson (PA)

  6. John Cullum

    John Cullum

    Edward Rutledge (SC)

  7. Roy Poole

    Roy Poole

    Stephen Hopkins (RI)

  8. David Ford

    Congressional President John Hancock (MA)

  9. Ron Holgate

    Richard Henry Lee (VA)

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Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $6,000,000.00

Revenue $2,800,000.00


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