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The Man from Independence (1974)

Story of Harry S. Truman as he begins his political career in 1929.

Director:

Jack Smight

Writer:

Edward DeBlasio

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Cast

Cast overview:
Robert Vaughn ... Harry S Truman
Arthur Kennedy ... Tom Pendergast
Martha Scott ... Mamma Truman
June Dayton ... Bess Truman
Russell Johnson ... Linaver
Ronne Troup Ronne Troup ... Constance
Alan Fudge ... Mooney
Tasha Lee Tasha Lee ... Margaret Truman
James Luisi ... Stranger
Lou Frizzell Lou Frizzell ... Quilling
Leonard Stone ... Werner
Michael Vandever ... Lorenzo Dayton
Alice Backes Alice Backes ... Teacher
Jay Virela Jay Virela ... Pete
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Story of Harry S. Truman as he begins his political career in 1929.

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Genres:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 March 1974 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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