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Title Work

Title No: 5623

Title: American Revolution : the cause of liberty

Alternate Titles:

Cause of liberty

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1971 (Published)

Original Summary:
"Reveals the mounting conflict between British and American viewpoints through the experiences of John Laurens in the 1770s. Shows paradoxes in a British court's decision barring slavery while Unites States Supreme Court condoned it. (Dred Scott case) from the American Heritage Series."--Audiovisual Materials Catalog 2002-2007 by Audiovisual Services of St. Louis Public Schools.

"Dramatizes events described in actual letters between Henry Laurens, a South Carolinian patriot and president of the First Continental Congress, and his son John, a student in London, in order to provide a historical and human perspective of the events that led to the American Revolution."--WorldCat.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 25 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Slavery--United States--History; United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Pictorial works; United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Personal narratives; United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Causes; United States--Politics and government--1775-1783

Name As Subjects: Laurens, Henry; Laurens, John; United States. Continental Congress

Presenter (Film)American Heritage Publishing Company
Distribution CompanyCoronet/MTI Film and Video
DirectorFrancisco, William Payne
Author/Based onLaurens, Henry
Author/Based onLaurens, John
Presenter (Film) Learning Corporation of America
ProducerSaudek, Robert
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)
WriterWiltse, David
ConsultantWoodward, C. Vann

Items x3

5623-1Safety Film : Viewing print 
5623-2Safety Film : Viewing print 
5623-3Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library