Independence (1976 film)

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Independence
IndependenceMoviePoster.jpg
Poster for Independence
Directed by John Huston
Produced by Joyce Ritter
Lloyd Ritter
Written by Thomas McGrath[disambiguation needed] (as Tom McGrath)
Joyce Ritter
Lloyd Ritter
Starring Eli Wallach
William Atherton
Pat Hingle
Anne Jackson
E.G. Marshall (Narrator)
Distributed by National Park Service
Release dates
  • 1976 (1976)
Running time
28 min
Language English

Independence is a 1976 docudrama film directed by John Huston and starring Eli Wallach, Pat Hingle and Anne Jackson. E.G. Marshall narrates.

Independence was created for the U.S. National Park Service on the occasion of the Bicentennial of the United States in 1976. In less than 30 minutes, visitors to Independence National Historical Park get a quick and dramatic overview of the political events that took place in Philadelphia between 1774 and 1800.

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The movie features Franklin, Washington, Jefferson, and others coming back and reliving the historic events which took place in Philadelphia at our nation's founding. These include the signing of the Declaration of Independence (1776), the Constitutional Convention (1787), and the inauguration of President John Adams (1797).

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