Tennessee Johnson

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Tennessee Johnson

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Tennessee Johnson

Release Date: December 01, 1942

Year    :   1942
Slogan    :   «From poverty to a president. A great American story!»
Genres    :   History, Drama
Production Companies    :   Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Hellfire Pictures
Director    :   William Dieterle
Producers    :   J. Walter Ruben, Irving Asher
Writers    :   John L. Balderston, Wells Root
RunTime    :   103 mins.
Budget    :   1042000

The tumultuous presidency of 19th-president Andrew Johnson is chronicled in this biopic. The story begins with Johnson's boyhood and covers his early life. During the Civil War, Johnson stays a staunch Unionist and upon Lincoln's reelection in 1864, becomes his Vice President. After Lincoln's assassination, Johnson becomes the President and became the first U.S. president ever to be impeached.

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