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And although this musical is not completely historically accurate, it is very entertaining.
So if u want to see our founding fathers the way they REALLY were (except i dont think they broke out into song like that) this movie is a must see!
I am a history buff so I have learned much about th people who wrote the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
Good overview of the history, but too many boring songs. It's kinda long, but we watched it over several days. Gave a good sense of time and place.Published 1 day ago by bird lover
For everyone who thinks Congress is disfunctional, 1776 will remind you that the democratic process has always been agonizingly slow. Great film.Published 1 day ago by Lucretia borgia
This is one of my favorite musicals! I frequently would share this movie with my students because it shows the challenges of the Continental Congress and the near defeat of the... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Carol A. Cook
A funny and serious musical look at our founding Fathers and the Declaration of Independence.Published 8 days ago by Spain
Thought it would have been much more engaging than it was. Benjamin Franklin's character (as I know it) is well-captured. Read morePublished 8 days ago by G. Morgan
I am thrilled to have this copy of a favorite movie - saw it originally in Washington DC when it first came out.Published 11 days ago by Satisfied customer
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Better look again, fellas this DVD is 166 minutes. It includes the 21 minutes of footage cut by Jack Warner in 1972. At least mine does, and I have had it since 2004. Unless they issued a new DVD recently, and are still showing the 2002 copy's cover art, etc.
Jul 2, 2011 by Eric Pregosin | See all 3 posts
|Some of the actors in this movie are really unknowns||
The director used most of the actors from the Broadway production, hence the "unknown" factor. Jack Warner even made him screen test them all!
Jul 5, 2014 by J. Childerhose | See all 2 posts