Sunrise at Campobello

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Sunrise at Campobello

usa president paralysis historical figure franklin delano roosevelt based on play or musical 1920s new brunswick

Sunrise at Campobello

Release Date: September 28, 1960

Year    :   1960
Slogan    :   «The sun came up twice that day. Once in the heavens for all the world to see... once in the darkness for a man, his wife, and their children alone to share...»
Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Dore Schary Productions
Director    :   Vincent J. Donehue
Producers    :   Dore Schary, Walter Reilly
Writers    :   Dore Schary, Dore Schary
RunTime    :   144 mins.

The story of Franklin Roosevelt's bout with polio at age 40 in 1921 and how his family (and especially wife Eleanor) cope with his illness. From being stricken while vacationing at Campobello to his triumphant nominating speech for Al Smith's presidency in 1924, the story follows the various influences on his life and his determination to recover - based on the award winning Broadway play of the same name.




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