Declaration of Independence (film)
|Declaration of Independence|
|Directed by||Crane Wilbur|
|Produced by||John Nesbitt|
|Written by||Thomas Jefferson|
|Screenplay by||Charles L. Tedford|
|Narrated by||Charles Frederick Lindsley|
|Music by||Howard Jackson|
|Cinematography||W. Howard Greene|
|Edited by||Everett Dodd|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
Declaration of Independence is a 1938 American short drama film directed by Crane Wilbur. It won an Academy Award at the 11th Academy Awards in 1939 for Best Short Subject (Two-Reel),[dead link] and has been credited as being one of the few films relating to the American Revolution to win this award.
- John Litel as Thomas Jefferson
- Ted Osborne as Caesar Rodney
- Rosella Towne as Betsy Kramer
- Richard Bond as Thomas Lynch Jr.
- Owen King as Edward Rutledge
- Henry Hall as John Hancock
- "The 11th Academy Awards (1939) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2011.
- "New York Times: Declaration of Independence". NY Times. Retrieved May 14, 2008.
- Pencak, William (2010). Pennsylvania's Revolution. Penn State University Press. pp. 342–343. ISBN 0271035803. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
- Birdwell, Michael E. (2000). Celluloid Soldiers: Warner Bros.'s Campaign Against Nazism. NYU Press. pp. 258, 24, 25, 59. ISBN 9780814798713. Retrieved May 20, 2015.
- Declaration of Independence on IMDb
- Declaration of Independence at AllMovie
- Declaration of Independence at the TCM Movie Database
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