Rent John Wilkes Booth on DVD

John Wilkes Booth

2005 Rated NR 50m

Radical Confederate John Wilkes Booth is infamous for assassinating President Abraham Lincoln, but what led the handsome actor to commit such a desperate act? This biography tells Booth's story from his family's history of mental illness and growing support of slavery to his role in abolitionist John Brown's execution while in the Virginia militia and his numerous attempts to harm Lincoln before finally fatally shooting him at Ford's Theatre.

Rent DVDs for only $4.99 a month.

More like John Wilkes Booth

Joseph Stalin: Red Terror F. Scott Fitzgerald: Biography Mahatma Gandhi: Pilgrim of Peace Nelson Rockefeller: Biography J. Pierpont Morgan: Emperor of Wall Street Jesus: His Life The True Story of Alexander the Great Helen of Troy American Experience: Annie Oakley George Washington: Founding Father

Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.