Directed by: Peter H. Hunt
Starring: Donald Madden, Howard Da Silva, John Cullum, Ken Howard, William Daniels
Genres: Drama, Family, History, Musical
Question: During "Cool, Considerate Men," what does John Hancock mean by "British half-crown" when he says, ". . . traitors to what? The British crown, or the British half-crown"?
Chosen answer: By "the British Crown" he meant the king. By "the British half Crown" he was just referring to the money in use by the British at the time.
Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Addresses are not passed on to any third party, and are used solely for direct communication from this site. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Edward Rutledge: Mr. Adams is now calling our black slaves "Americans." Are they, now?John Adams: Yes, they are. They're people, and they're here. If there's any other requirement, I've never heard of it.Edward Rutledge: They are here, yes. But they are not people, sir, they are property.Thomas Jefferson: No, sir, they are people who are being treated as property!
Near the end of "The Lees of Old Virginia," Richard Henry Lee is seated on a water fountain, and then stands up. In the following shot from behind, he is back on the fountain and stands up again.
Act Three (the arrival of Dr. Hall - "But, Mr. Adams") holds the record for the longest period of time in a musical with no music; almost forty-five minutes pass between "The Lees of Old Virginia" and "But, Mr. Adams."