Screenplay for Tennessee Johnson
This collection includes a screenplay of Andrew Johnson: The Man on America’s Conscience, later Tennessee Johnson from 1942. The screenplay is actor Van Heflin’s copy and includes personal notations written throughout. It is 157 pages with revision pages added throughout the script.
- 1942 May 2-June 28
The material in this collection is in English.
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A screenplay of Andrew Johnson: The Man on America’s Conscience, later Tennessee Johnson from 1942.
Andrew Johnson: The Man on America's Conscience, or Tennessee Johnson, is a film by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film is based on a story written by Milton Gunzburg (1910-1991) and Alvin Meyers.The film tells the biographical story of Johnson, from his first arrival as a tailor’s apprentice in Greeneville, Tennessee to the White House and his impeachment. The film is directed by William Dieterle (1893-1972) with screenwriters John L. Balderston (1889-1954) and Wells Root (1900-1993). Actors included Van Heflin (1908-1971), Lionel Barrymore (1878-1954), Ruth Hussey (1911-2005), and Marjorie Main (1890-1975).
This collection is in one folder.