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The Resource 1776, Columbia Pictures presents ; a Jack L. Warner production ; music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards ; screenplay by Peter Stone ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by Peter H. Hunt

1776, Columbia Pictures presents ; a Jack L. Warner production ; music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards ; screenplay by Peter Stone ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by Peter H. Hunt

Label
1776
Title
1776
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents ; a Jack L. Warner production ; music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards ; screenplay by Peter Stone ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by Peter H. Hunt
Title variation
Seventeen seventy six
Contributor
Actor
Arranger of music
Choreographer
Composer
Conductor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Lyricist
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
1776 is a musical celebration of the founding of The United States of America. The story centers around familiar historical characters as they organize a movement for independence from Mother England. All events lead up to that most significant date, July 4, 1776, when the Declaration of Independence was signed
Member of
6rBNZ0lV02I
Cataloging source
HHD
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
1776 (Motion picture : 1972)
Credits note
Director of photography, Harry Stradling, Jr. ; editor, Florence Williamson ; orchestrations, Eddie Sauter ; dance music arranged by Peter Howard ; musical numbers choreograpged by Onna White ; conductor, Ray Heindorf
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated PG, for language
Language note
English soundtrack with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.M86
  • PN1997
  • E208
  • PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
  • A18 2002
  • .A18 2002
  • .S48 2002
  • S48 2001
PerformerNote
William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard, Donald Madden, Blythe Danner, John Cullum, Roy Poole, David Ford, Virginia Vestoff
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1892-1978
  • 1930-2003
  • 1927-
  • 1909-1986
  • 1944-2016
  • 1933-1983
  • 1930-
  • 1924-1986
  • 1925-1983
  • 1932-
  • 1925-
  • 1927-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Warner, Jack L.
  • Edwards, Sherman
  • Stone, Peter
  • Hunt, Peter H.
  • Daniels, William
  • Da Silva, Howard
  • Howard, Ken
  • Madden, Donald
  • Danner, Blythe
  • Cullum, John
  • Poole, Roy
  • Ford, David
  • Vestoff, Virginia
  • Ostrow, Stuart
  • Stradling, Harry
  • Williamson, Florence
  • Sauter, Eddie
  • Howard, Peter
  • White, Onna
  • Handorf, Ray
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
166
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  • Adams, John
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • United States.
  • Adams, John
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
  • Founding Fathers of the United States
Technique
live action
Label
1776, Columbia Pictures presents ; a Jack L. Warner production ; music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards ; screenplay by Peter Stone ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by Peter H. Hunt
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • The DVD "restored" version runs ca. 166 minutes-- longer than the theatrical release cut, yet shorter than the laserdisc "restored" version
  • Book by Peter Stone based on a conception of Sherman Edwards. Based on the musical play "1776" produced on the New York stage by Stuart Ostrow
  • Film version originally released in 1972
  • Special features: commentary with director Peter Hunt and writer Peter Stone, screen tests, production notes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Writer's block
  • Mrs. Jefferson arrives
  • "Till then"
  • Reintroducing themselves
  • "He plays the violin"
  • Congregational committees
  • "Cool considerate men"
  • "Mama, look sharp"
  • Reading the declaration
  • "The egg"
  • Mr. Adams
  • Alterations, deletions, amendments
  • Slavery
  • "Molasses to rum"
  • Abigail's advice
  • "Yours, yours, yours"
  • "Is anybody there?"
  • The vote on independence
  • "The resolution is adopted"
  • July 4 : let freedom ring
  • "Sit down, John"
  • "Piddle, twiddle & resolve"
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • "The Lees of old Virginia"
  • Congress now in session
  • The Declaration committee
  • "But, Mr. Adams"
Control code
ocm50857182
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Restored director's cut.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 166 min.)
Isbn
9780767860321
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396058910
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
05891
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)50857182
System details
DVD, region 1, aspect ratio 2.35:1; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
1776, Columbia Pictures presents ; a Jack L. Warner production ; music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards ; screenplay by Peter Stone ; produced by Jack L. Warner ; directed by Peter H. Hunt
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • The DVD "restored" version runs ca. 166 minutes-- longer than the theatrical release cut, yet shorter than the laserdisc "restored" version
  • Book by Peter Stone based on a conception of Sherman Edwards. Based on the musical play "1776" produced on the New York stage by Stuart Ostrow
  • Film version originally released in 1972
  • Special features: commentary with director Peter Hunt and writer Peter Stone, screen tests, production notes
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Writer's block
  • Mrs. Jefferson arrives
  • "Till then"
  • Reintroducing themselves
  • "He plays the violin"
  • Congregational committees
  • "Cool considerate men"
  • "Mama, look sharp"
  • Reading the declaration
  • "The egg"
  • Mr. Adams
  • Alterations, deletions, amendments
  • Slavery
  • "Molasses to rum"
  • Abigail's advice
  • "Yours, yours, yours"
  • "Is anybody there?"
  • The vote on independence
  • "The resolution is adopted"
  • July 4 : let freedom ring
  • "Sit down, John"
  • "Piddle, twiddle & resolve"
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • "The Lees of old Virginia"
  • Congress now in session
  • The Declaration committee
  • "But, Mr. Adams"
Control code
ocm50857182
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Restored director's cut.
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 166 min.)
Isbn
9780767860321
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396058910
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
05891
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)50857182
System details
DVD, region 1, aspect ratio 2.35:1; Dolby digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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