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Johnny Tremain is drawn into the Revolutionary War, and becomes a patriot fighting to free the colonies from England. Along the way he learns about life and about himself.

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In colonial Boston, a young silversmith's apprentice injures his hand, and finds himself befriended by the Sons of Liberty and caught up in events of the American Revolution. Written by Kathy Li

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19 June 1957 (USA)  »

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Johnny Tremain and the Sons of Liberty  »

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In August 1957, this film was being shown on a double bill with Funny Face (1957) starring Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn. See more »

Goofs

After the Boston Tea Party, the Sons of Liberty hang lanterns in a Liberty Tree which is full of leaves. However, the Boston Tea Party took place in December when presumably the tree would be bare. See more »

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Paul Revere: There's a time for casting silver and a time for casting cannon. If that isn't in the Holy Writ, it should be.
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Johnny Tremain
Written by George Bruns and Thomas W. Blackburn (as Tom Blackburn)
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A Good Adaptation of a Great Book
27 May 2003 | by (Albany, NY) – See all my reviews

I've loved this book since I was a boy, and still think it's a wonderful way to get children reading about the birth of our nation. The movie does a good job of keeping the important historical facts front and center. Unfortunately, much of the book's richness, and darker shades, are cut away to make this more of a film for the entire family, five year olds included. As is often the case, entire characters are omitted in the interest of time and simplicity. On its own terms, though, a fine film and worth seeing.


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