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Modern Marvels: Independence Day: The History of July 4th

2005 Rated NR 50m

Beyond the barbecues and fireworks, this documentary delves into the history and traditions of the Fourth of July. The occasion dates back to America's first Independence Day celebration, which took place after the Declaration of Independence was read in Philadelphia in 1776. Although parties have taken place every year since, July 4 wasn't declared a holiday until 1941. Learn more facts and see footage from festivities around the country.

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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.