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Tennessee Johnson

Tennessee Johnson(1942)

Also Known As: Andrew Johnson | The Man on America's Conscience |

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Brief Synopsis

Biography of Andrew Johnson, who followed Abraham Lincoln into office and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.

Cast & Crew

Van Heflin Andrew Johnson
Lionel Barrymore Thaddeus Stevens
Ruth Hussey Eliza McCardle
Marjorie Main Mrs. Fisher
Regis Toomey [Blackstone] McDaniel
Grant Withers Mordecai Milligan
Alec Craig Andrews
Charles Dingle Senator Jim Waters
Carl Benton Reid Congressman Hargrave
Russell Hicks Lincoln's emissary
Noah Beery Sr. Sheriff Cass
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 12 Jan 1943; release: Dec 1942--Feb 1943
Release Date:  1942 Production Date:  AFI; Ted 16mm #57 271-1
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  100 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,295    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • response to previous reviewer

    kevin sellers 2016-06-23

    May I suggest to Mr. Porter, who wrote that he got an "excellent historical review" from watching this film, that he not rely on 1940s Hollywood... MORE>

  • Tennesee Johnson starring Van Heflin

    Dennis Porter 2016-06-23

    I was amazingly surprised at how good this biopic was! I happened upon it accidentally while channel surfing and got sucked right into the storyline. The... MORE>

  • response to previous reviewer

    kevin sellers 2016-06-21

    I agree with Mr. Seward. (By the way, any relation to William H. who was in Johnson's cabinet? Just wondering.) This movie should be coupled with a... MORE>