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An adaptation of Howard Fast's 1961 novel about a teenage boy's coming of age on the eve of the American Revolution, when the Colonists made their stand on the Lexington green.
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An adaptation of Howard Fast's 1961 novel about a teenage boy's coming of age on the eve of the American Revolution, when the Colonists made their stand on the Lexington green.

Original Release

04/24/1988

US Release

04/24/1988

Cast

Tommy Lee Jones Moses Cooper
Robert Urich Joseph Simmons
Chad Lowe Adam Cooper
Susan Blakely Sarah Cooper
Meredith Salenger Ruth Simmons
Rip Torn Solomon Chandler
Joan Heney Granny Cooper
Nicholas Kilbertus John Parker
Griffith Brewer Samuel Hadley
Thor Bishopric Jonathan Harrington
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Delbert Mann

Writers

Howard Fast, James Lee Barrett

Cast

Tommy Lee Jones Moses Cooper
Robert Urich Joseph Simmons
Chad Lowe Adam Cooper
Susan Blakely Sarah Cooper
Meredith Salenger Ruth Simmons
Rip Torn Solomon Chandler
Joan Heney Granny Cooper
Nicholas Kilbertus John Parker
Griffith Brewer Samuel Hadley
Thor Bishopric Jonathan Harrington
Joel Miller The Reverend
Brian Furlong Joash Smith
Anthony Ulc Simon Casper (as Tony Ulc)
Philip Spensley John Buckman
Peter Colvey Major John Pitcairn
Alan Mozes Young British Soldier
Jeannie Walker Mrs. Simmons
Gary Plaxton Lt. Col. Francis Smith
Jon Baggaley Metcalf (as John Baggaley)
Vlasta Vrána Paul Revere

Producers

Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Executive Producer
Robert A. Halmi Executive Producer
Delbert Mann Producer
David J. Patterson Producer

Editors

Eric Albertson, Sean Albertson, David Finamore

1988EmmyOutstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries or a Special (Dramatic Underscore) Nominated
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