Williamsburg: The Story of a Patriot (1957)
34min · Short, Drama, History · 30 March 1957
This is a 37-minute orientation film, filmed in the spring of 1956, for visitors to historic Colonial Williamsburg, and photographed in the area restored by the Rockerfeller Foundation. The plot follows a fictional Virginia planter, John Fry (Jack Lord), who becomes a member of Virginia's House of Burgesses. Through contact with Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and other patriots, he gradually loses his ties with the pro-British faction and casts his lot with the rebels.
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Director(s): George SeatonCast: Jack Lord, Leora Dana, Margery Maude