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Benjamin Franklin : the compleat man. [1956-07-05]

Author: Jack SteckChet CooperLew KleinJoseph BonaduceNat ElkitzAll authors
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : WFIL-TV, 1956.
Edition/Format:   Film : Film   Visual material : English
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"This was a series of 10 live, half-hour dramatic programs produced by WFIL-TV in cooperation with the Franklin Institute. The purpose of the series was to give viewers an insight into the life of one of America's greatest citizens. Each episode dealt with an important event in Franklin's life."--1956 Peabody Digest. This episode is about the Stamp Act of 1765.
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Genre/Form: Historical films and video (Nonfiction)
Biographies
Drama
Live shows
Television
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Film
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Steck; Chet Cooper; Lew Klein; Joseph Bonaduce; Nat Elkitz; Mike Miceli; George Walsh; Sam Kressen; Jean Corbett; George Kane; Jean Sargent; Elizabeth Devereux; Del Dussenbury; H G Ware; Jay Kogan; Edward Benson; Ted Baral; Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.); International Benjamin Franklin Society.; Independence National Historical Park (Agency : U.S.); WFIL-TV (Television station : Philadelphia, Pa.),; Peabody Collection.
OCLC Number: 35630528
Notes: Entry to the 1956 Peabody Awards, Public Service category.
Running time: 40:00.
Credits: Audio, Frank Mack; lighting, George Walsh; makeup, Carl Leswing; scenery and art direction, Nat Elkitz; assisted by Mike Miceli.
Performer(s): [Cast:] Sam Kressen (Benjamin Franklin), Jean Corbett (Deborah Franklin), George Kane (William Franklin), Jean Sargent (1st friend), Elizabeth Devereux (2nd friend), Del Dussenbury (Collinson), H.G. Ware (Greenville), Jay Kogan (Hewitt), Edward Benson (Huske), (House of Commons members:) Ted Baral, Nate Friedman.
Description: 1 reel of 1 (ca. 1600 ft.) : opt sd., b&w ; 16 mm. kinescope.
Other Titles: Series on Ben Franklin, the compleat man
Responsibility: WFIL-TV [in cooperation with] The Franklin Institute, the International Benjamin Franklin Society [and] Independence National Historical Park ; executive producer, Jack Steck ; producer, Chet Cooper ; director, Lew Klein ; original script, Joseph Bonaduce.

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"This was a series of 10 live, half-hour dramatic programs produced by WFIL-TV in cooperation with the Franklin Institute. The purpose of the series was to give viewers an insight into the life of one of America's greatest citizens. Each episode dealt with an important event in Franklin's life."--1956 Peabody Digest. This episode is about the Stamp Act of 1765.

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