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This is the story of the doctor whose farm John Wilkes Booth went to after assassinating Abraham Lincoln... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
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Mudd was no saint! See more (5 total) »

Cast

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Dennis Weaver ... Dr. Samuel A. Mudd

Susan Sullivan ... Frances Mudd

Richard Dysart ... Edwin Stanton
Michael McGuire ... Captain Murdock

Nigel Davenport ... Colonel George Grenfell
Arthur Hill ... General Thomas Ewing
Larry Larson ... Thorpe
Mary Nell Santacroce ... Ellen Stanton
Clarence Thomas ... Nathaniel
Bill Gribble ... John Wilkes Booth
Luke Halpin ... Herrold

Lawrence Montaigne ... Judge Holt
Bill Hindman ... President Andrew Johnson
Stuart Culpepper ... Boone
Kent Stephens ... Zachary
Roy Tatum ... Lt. Lovett
Jim Peck ... General Harris
Joe Dorsey ... General Trafe
Richard Andrew ... Dr. Ellis
Greg Oliver ... Louis Weichmann
Bill Eudaly ... Daniel Thomas
Don Devendorf ... George Mudd
Tony Kish ... William Watson
Fred Covington ... Attorney Lake
George De Vries ... Waters (as George DeVries)
Skip Foster ... DeCampo
Jere Beery ... Prison Guard
Richard Reiner ... Prison Guard
Anthony Edenfield ... Escaped Prisoner
Harold Bergman ... Undersecretary
Don Ferguson ... Guard on Ship
Terry Beaver ... Union Sergeant
Teddy Milford ... Andrew Mudd
Angela Tully ... Sissy Mudd
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sean Ahern ... Union soldier #1 (uncredited)

Dan Chandler ... Master sergeant (uncredited)
Ilse Earl ... Screaming woman (uncredited)
Ryan Grady ... Thomas Mudd, age 3 (uncredited)
David Hamilton ... Sam Jr. age 4 (uncredited)
Pat Hurley ... Patient #1 (uncredited)
Panos Eli Karatassos ... Sam Jr., age 1 (uncredited)
Charles Kaufman ... Jones (uncredited)
Don Kovacs ... Officer Lloyd (uncredited)
Tommy Lane ... Capt. Longheart (uncredited)
Charles Lawlor ... Jones (uncredited)
Melonie Martin ... Sissy Mudd age 7 (uncredited)
Earl Miller ... Thomas Mudd age 6 (uncredited)
Jack Norhanian ... Guard #5 (uncredited)
Mark Rand ... Andrew Mudd age 9 (uncredited)
Wallace Wilkinson ... D.C. prison guard (uncredited)
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Directed by
Paul Wendkos 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Berk 
Douglas Schwartz 

Produced by
Michael Berk .... producer
Paul B. Radin .... executive producer (as Paul Radin)
Douglas Schwartz .... producer
Martin Starger .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Gerald Fried 
 
Cinematography by
Héctor R. Figueroa (director of photography) (as Hector Figueroa)
 
Film Editing by
Ken Zemke  (as Kenneth W. Zemke)
 
Casting by
Jane Feinberg 
Mike Fenton 
 
Production Design by
Jack De Shields 
 
Set Decoration by
Ira Bates 
 
Makeup Department
Janice D. Brandow .... hair stylist (as Janis Brandow)
Mario Gonzales .... makeup artist
Tom Miller .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Richard L. O'Connor .... executive in charge of production
James Potter .... post-production supervisor
Bill Watkins .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Hargrove .... first assistant director (as Bob Hargrove)
Chris Soldo .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Joe Longo .... property master
 
Sound Department
Ray Barons .... production sound mixer
Bill Wistrom .... sound effects editor (as William H. Wistrom)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Rust .... key grip (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michael R. Faeth .... wardrobe (as Michael Faeth)
Gilda Texter .... wardrobe
 
Music Department
Tom Carlin .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Roy A. Grace .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Gene Kraft .... title designer
Stratton Leopold .... location manager
Marjorie Mullen .... script supervisor
 
Crew believed to be complete


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USA:145 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Emmy Award winning newscaster Roger Mudd and his brother, Maryland Attorney John Mudd (deceased), were indirect descendants of Dr. Samuel Mudd.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): The Secretary of War implies that Dr. Mudd is said to have inspired the saying "your name is mud." However, the first verified, recorded use of the phrase was ten years before Dr. Samuel Mudd was born.See more »
Movie Connections:
Version of Hellgate (1952)See more »

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5 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Mudd was no saint!, 7 February 2005
Author: cinefemme from New Orleans, LA

I haven't seen this movie but it appears from the post that it is based on faulty history. While Mudd was not a part of the actual assassination (and was appalled that Booth took this action) he WAS part of the plot to kidnap Lincoln acting as Booth's active co-conspirator. This is why Booth went straight to Mudd's home after escaping from the shooting.

Mudd was also a violent racist who, with the help of his overseer, flogged one of his slaves to death. If you want to know more about him you may want to read "Blood on the Moon" by Edward Steers Jr.. You won't feel so bad for him after that.

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