1776 movie trailer - starring William Daniels, Ken Howard, Howard Da Silva, Donald Madden, David Ford. Directed by Peter Hunt. Genre: Drama
America's founding fathers work out their differences over the Declaration of Independence through song in the musical 1776 (1972).
Opening scene, Ned (Burt Lancaster) appears in the backyard pool of Don (Tony Bickley) and Helen (Diana Van Der Vils), joined later by Stu (Richard McMurray) and Peggy (Marge Champion), in The Swimmer, 1968.
Opening title credits and first scene featuring William Daniels (as John Adams) from Jack L. Warner's final production, the musical 1776, 1972, directed by Peter H. Hunt, songs by Sherman Edwards.
More Clips & Interviews
Walter Matthau and Jill Clayburgh star in this dramatic comedy that centers around the appointment of the first woman to the U.S. Supreme Court. She is aggressive, witty, magnetic-and an arch-conservative. He is wry, opinionated and roundly liberal. One hundred and one men have preceded the new female justice to seats on the bench of the nation's highest court, but now it's eight men and her. All unanimously accept their new colleague-except Matthau, "The Great Dissenter." He becomes the source of her fury, her challenges, her antagonism... and finally, her loving admiration. Matthau and Clayburgh are unforgettably and hilariously opposed in this contemporary tale that goes behind the bend with wit, wisdom and great conviction.
Ruth Loomis (Jill Clayburg) becomes the first woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court. A staunch conservative, she immediatly runs into conflict with Dan Snow (Walter Matthau), the high court's resident liberal. Although, they never agree on the issues before the Court, they develop a respect and affection for one another after several comedic encounters.
More Richard McMurray Movies Videos
More Credits (10)
You might be also interested in the following websites:
Download the TV Guide app for iPhone, iPad and Android!