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Independence (1976)

 -  Drama | Short  -  4 July 1976 (USA)
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This short was made during the US Bicentennial celebration to give a background on the development, writing and signing of the Declaration of Independence and the men who were involved in it.

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Tom Spratley ...
George Mason
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This short was made during the US Bicentennial celebration to give a background on the development, writing and signing of the Declaration of Independence and the men who were involved in it.

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Ken Howard who plays Thomas Jefferson previously played the author of the Declaration of Independence in the original cast of the Broadway musical "1776" and then reprised the role in the movie version. See more »

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My time with John Huston on the set of "Independence"
26 November 2004 | by (Philadelphia) – See all my reviews

I had the pleasure of meeting John Huston during the making of "Independence". I was working at the hotel where he stayed during the shoot, & we spoke on a number of occasions. One morning I was walking to work along my normal route, which took me right past Independence Hall. A scene was being shot at the time, & the police were keeping curious onlookers away. Suddenly I was tapped on the shoulder by a policeman, who told me that Mr. Huston wanted to see me. I went up & stood next to him while he completed the scene. I remember seeing Ken Howard, Pat Hingle, Anne Jackson, & Eli Wallach. I hated to leave, but I had to get to work.

Of the many celebrities I met while working at the hotel, John Huston was the nicest (Dom DeLuise was a close second). The worst were Jimmy Walker ("Dyn-O-Mite!") & Bob Hope. Mr. Huston was very kind & friendly to me throughout his stay, & I remember him fondly.


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