Valley Forge (1975)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, War  |  3 December 1975 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 47 users  
Reviews: 4 user

George Washington struggles to hold his army together at a critical point during the Revolutionary War.



(play), (adaptation)
0Check in
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A German scientist works on a way of quelling overly aggressive soldiers by developing implants that directly stimulate the pleasure centers of the brain.

Director: Bernard Girard
Stars: Christopher Walken, Joss Ackland, Ralph Meeker
The Rebels (TV Movie 1979)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Philip Kent(Andrew Stevens) takes part in the american revolution and the newly formed congress.

Director: Russ Mayberry
Stars: Andrew Stevens, Don Johnson, Doug McClure
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The portrayal of pretentiously bohemian youth.

Director: Paul Mazursky
Stars: Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene
Skylark (TV Movie 1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Jacob's farm is in trouble from a severe drought. Jacob and Sarah begin to wonder if Sarah can stay, and what will happen to Jacob if she and the children have to leave the farm.

Director: Joseph Sargent
Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Walken, Lexi Randall
The Crossing (TV Movie 2000)
Biography | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A dramatization of George Washington's perilous gamble of crossing the Delaware River and attacking the British forces at Trenton.

Director: Robert Harmon
Stars: Jeff Daniels, Roger Rees, Sebastian Roché
The Sentinel (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Not ready for marriage, a fashion model moves into an unbelievably nice Brooklyn Heights apartment, where scary occurrences turn into a much more frightening turn of events.

Director: Michael Winner
Stars: Cristina Raines, Ava Gardner, Chris Sarandon
Comedy | Fantasy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Redford
Stars: Rubén Blades, Richard Bradford, Sonia Braga
Certificate: GP Comedy | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After Duke Anderson is released from prison after ten years for taking the rap for a scion of a Mafia family, he cashes in a debt of honor with the mob to bankroll a caper.

Director: Sidney Lumet
Stars: Sean Connery, Dyan Cannon, Martin Balsam
Communion (1989)
Biography | Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Whitley Strieber goes with his family and some friends to his holiday home in the forest. They experience some weird occurances, are they UFO activity? Whitley is abducted and then faces a ... See full summary »

Director: Philippe Mora
Stars: Christopher Walken, Lindsay Crouse, Frances Sternhagen
Cleopatra (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Director: Michel Auder
Stars: Viva, Gerard Malanga, Taylor Mead
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Julius Orlovsky, after spending years in a New York mental hospital, emerges catatonic and must rely on his brother Peter, who lives with poet Allen Ginsberg. When Julius wanders off in the... See full summary »

Director: Robert Frank
Stars: Julius Orlovsky, Peter Orlovsky, John Coe
Nine Lives (2016)

A stuffy businessman finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld
Stars: Jennifer Garner, Robbie Amell, Kevin Spacey


Cast overview, first billed only:
Barry Snider ...
Alan Cauldwell ...
Stuart Warmflash ...
Robert Metcalf ...
William Carden ...
Brig. Gen. 'Dusty' Varnum
Paul Sparer ...
Brig. Gen. Stirling
The Hessian


George Washington struggles to hold his army together at a critical point during the Revolutionary War.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Drama | War





Release Date:

3 December 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Valley Forge (#25.2)  »

Filming Locations:

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Gen. Washington: I'll tell you what you're fighting for - -something that has never been on this green earth since man first worked it with his hands, and which does not exist and never will exist unless we put it there - the right of each man to govern himself in his own way.
See more »


Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A Play of Seeming Indifference
1 December 2004 | by (The Society NY) – See all my reviews

To me Richard Baseheart will always be the Captain of the Seawolf in TV Version of Voyage to the Bottom of The Sea. In the little known Valley Forge Richard Baseheart turns his stentorian English sounding tone to the role of the father of his country, fighting off British starvation and waiting for news of the French decision on alliance. If the foray depicted in this movie was more of a pantry raid than a military masterstroke, the message of the extreme circumstances faced is clear. Indeed morale may not been able to survive victory or defeat without a the comradely in little humorous mischief stemming from a successful, unauthorized foray inconsequential in the long flow of history.

Ohio born Baseheart plays the father of his country with the reserve and a sly sense of irony and humor worthy of Washington even if Baseheart falls considerably short of Washington's reported height of 6 feet.

The Revolution is an underplayed topic in theatre. In fact I came across this film by accident; I had failed to find this film not withstanding years of research into the topic. Comparable films: Scarlet Coat, Revolution, April Morning, The Patriot

4 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
A True Gem!! mdgspark66
Discuss Valley Forge (1975) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: