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Mary Silliman's war

Author: Steven SchecterBarry CowlingLouisa Burns-BisognoStephen SurjikJoy Day BuelAll authors
Publisher: Claremont, CA : Heritage Films, 1993.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the memoir and letters of Mary Silliman, this film depicts the struggle during the American Revolutionary War, of Fairfield, Conn., a town deeply and bitterly divided over independence. After the kidnapping and imprisonment of her husband by the British, Mary Silliman managed to secure her husband's freedom while still handling domestic affairs and coping with the war.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Named Person: Mary Fish Noyes Silliman; Joy Day Buel; Richard Buel; Mary Fish Noyes Silliman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Schecter; Barry Cowling; Louisa Burns-Bisogno; Stephen Surjik; Joy Day Buel; Heritage Films (Firm); Citadel Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 30721192
Notes: Based on The way of duty by Joy Day Buel and Richard Buel, Jr.
Credits: Director, Stephen Surjik ; producers, Steven Schechter, Barry Cowling ; photography, Alar Kivilo ; music, John Welsman.
Cast: Nancy Palk, Richard Donat.
Description: 1 videocassette (94 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 study manual
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: [presented by] Heritage Films and Citadel Films ; produced by Steven Schecter & Barry Cowling ; written by Steven Schecter & Louisa Burns-Bisogno ; directed by Stephen Surjik.

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Based on the memoir and letters of Mary Silliman, this film depicts the struggle during the American Revolutionary War, of Fairfield, Conn., a town deeply and bitterly divided over independence. After the kidnapping and imprisonment of her husband by the British, Mary Silliman managed to secure her husband's freedom while still handling domestic affairs and coping with the war.

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