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The Howards of Virginia

1940 Rated NR 1hr 55m

As the American Revolution looms, Matt Howard (Cary Grant) builds Albemarle, a sprawling plantation in Virginia for his wife, Martha (Jane Peyton-Howard) -- but it is destroyed by their differences and what is happening in the country. Highlights include the Boston Tea Party events and firebrand Patrick Henry's "Give me liberty" speech. The film is based on the book The Tree of Liberty, written by Elizabeth Page.

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Movie Details

1941 Academy Award®
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Music Score nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French, Japanese

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailers.