The Sons of Liberty (short film, 1939)

The Sons of Liberty ( Sons of Liberty ) is a short film American directed by Michael Curtiz in 1939 , for Warner Bros. Pictures .

Technical sheet

  • Title: The Sons of Liberty
  • Original title: Sons of Liberty
  • Original script : Crane Wilbur
  • Photography: Sol Polito and Ray Rennahan
  • Editing: Thomas Pratt
  • Art Director: Hugh Reticker
  • Music Director: Leo F. Forbstein
  • Music: Howard Jackson (uncredited)
  • Costumes: Milo Anderson
  • Producer: Gordon Hollingshead
  • Production and Distribution Company: Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Country: American
  • English language
  • Format: Colors (in Technicolor ) – Sound: Mono
  • Genre : Historical Movie
  • Duration: 20 min
  • Release date: United States : 

Distribution

  • Claude Rains : Haym Salomon
  • Gale Sondergaard : Rachel Salomon
  • Donald Crisp : Alexander McDougall
  • Montagu Love : George Washington
  • Henry O’Neill : A Congressman
  • James Stephenson : Colonel Tillman

And, among the uncredited actors:

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  • Leonard Mudie : The accusing British officer
  • Sarah Padden : The widow at the temple
  • Vladimir Sokoloff : Jacob

Synopsis

The story of Haym Solomon, one of the players in the American Revolutionary War , from his home in 1776 , in New York , by the secret organization The Sons of Liberty , until his death in 1785 …

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