MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 329 this week

Eleanor and Franklin (1976)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, Romance  |  11 January 1976 (USA)
8.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.0/10 from 261 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 1 critic

The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, from early youth to his election as President of the United States, as told from Eleanor's point of view.

Director:

Writers:

, (book)
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

Edward Herrmann 1943-2014
| EmpireOnline
Actor Edward Herrman Dead at 71
| WorstPreviews.com

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 343 titles
created 16 Aug 2011
 
a list of 534 titles
created 11 Oct 2012
 
a list of 165 titles
created 8 months ago
 
list image
a list of 299 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Eleanor and Franklin (TV Movie 1976)

Eleanor and Franklin (TV Movie 1976) on IMDb 8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Eleanor and Franklin.

User Polls

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 15 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt during their 12-year stay at the White House.

Director: Daniel Petrie
Stars: Jane Alexander, Edward Herrmann, Priscilla Pointer
Playing for Time (TV Movie 1980)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Female prisoners in a Nazi concentration camp (Auschwitz) are spared from death in return for performing music for their captors.

Directors: Daniel Mann, Joseph Sargent
Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Alexander, Maud Adams
St. Helens (1981)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Dramatization of the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens. The movie begins with the volcano's awakening on March 20 and ends with its eruption on May 18, 1980.

Director: Ernest Pintoff
Stars: Art Carney, David Huffman, Cassie Yates
Warm Springs (TV Movie 2005)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Franklin Roosevelt, left a paraplegic from polio at 39 years of age, seeks out a miracle cure in the backwoods of Georgia.

Director: Joseph Sargent
Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Cynthia Nixon, David Paymer
And Never Let Her Go (TV Movie 2001)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The true story of a woman's suspicious disappearance after ending an affair with a powerful, married attorney.

Director: Peter Levin
Stars: Mark Harmon, Rachel Ward, Kathryn Morris
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A black champion boxer and his white female companion struggle to survive while the white boxing establishment looks for ways to knock him down.

Director: Martin Ritt
Stars: James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Lou Gilbert
The Betsy (1978)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

The aging, retired founder of an auto giant comes out of retirement to try to develop a safe, fuel-efficient car.

Director: Daniel Petrie
Stars: Laurence Olivier, Robert Duvall, Katharine Ross
The Dream Merchants (TV Movie 1980)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Fictionalized behind-the-scenes machinations of early Hollywood movie-making.

Director: Vincent Sherman
Stars: Mark Harmon, Vincent Gardenia, Morgan Fairchild
Getting Married (TV Movie 1978)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A man falls madly in love with a pretty newscaster and goes all out to win her heart and her hand in marriage before she weds another man.

Director: Steven Hilliard Stern
Stars: Nathan Adler, Iris Adrian, Bess Armstrong
The Death Squad (TV Movie 1974)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

When petty criminals start turning up murdered, a detective discovers they are being killed by a group of his fellow officers who think the criminals were treated too leniently by the courts.

Director: Harry Falk
Stars: Robert Forster, Michelle Phillips, Claude Akins
How to Steal an Airplane (TV Movie 1971)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Two pilots are hired to reclaim a stolen jet from the son of a South American dictator.

Director: Leslie H. Martinson
Stars: Pete Duel, Clinton Greyn, Sal Mineo
The Manions of America (TV Mini-Series 1981)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Epic miniseries about a proud Irish farmer who migrates to America, tired of English repression and the Great Famine. He works hard and even meets the Englishwoman he once loved. The couple reunites. Then the American Civil War breaks out.

Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Peter Gilmore, Simon MacCorkindale
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Anna Hall
David Huffman ...
...
...
Mlle. Souvestre, school headmistress
Ed Flanders ...
Helen Kleeb ...
Daisy
...
...
Laura Delano
Irene Tedrow ...
Mary Hall
Devon Ericson ...
Corinne Robinson
...
Alice Roosevelt (age 14-20)
William Phipps ...
Edit

Storyline

The story of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, from early youth to his election as President of the United States, as told from Eleanor's point of view.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

11 January 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Eleanor y Franklin  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Uncle Ted offers Eleanor his arm at her wedding. He is on her left when they leave her dressing room. When they go down the stairs, he is on her right. See more »

Quotes

Franklin Delano Roosevelt, age 20-50: [he is going swimming in the lake with his wife and children] Come on! Last one in is a rotten Kaiser!
See more »

Connections

Featured in The 30th Annual Emmy Awards (1978) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Remarkable in detailing the life and times of Franklin and Eleanor...
25 December 2006 | by (U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

FRANKLIN AND ELEANOR was a remarkable television mini-series that topcast BERNARD HERRMANN and JANE Alexander as Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor--taking them through courtship and marriage to the stormy years of discontent while his political ambitions became known to her (and eventually his indiscretions), as well as the political climate during the early years of his presidency at the height of the Great Depression, followed by the tumultuous war years of World War II.

It never ceases to be endlessly fascinating, treating with respect and dignity the lives of the famous couple and their various dealings with others while he becomes head of the Democratic party and then is elected to be a four-term president during some of the most difficult years in American history.

Production-wise, it's excellent and received many awards and nominations. It should be required viewing for any student of history and dramatically, it is very effective with a fitting background score by John Barry.


8 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Eleanor and Franklin (1976) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?