1776 the Film


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Film ==Film Adaptation== the 1972 film version of 1776 was created by the same team responsible for the musical. ostrow produced, hunt directed and stone wrote the screenplay. the production featured william daniels as adams, ken howard as jefferson, howard da silva as franklin, john cullum as edward rutledge, ron holgate as richard henry lee, and virginia vestoff as abigail adams, all of whom had performed the roles on broadway. the supporting cast was also mostly recruited from the broadway production. the principal exceptions were donald madden and blythe danner, who took the roles of john dickinson and martha jefferson.{citation needed|date=june 2011}


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