Tennessee Johnson

Tennessee Johnson (1942)

The tumultuous presidency of 17th-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.

Writing:
  • John L. Balderston
  • Wells Root
Directing:
  • William Dieterle
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  • Release Date: 1942-12-01
  • Language: English
  • Country: US
  • Runtime: 103
  • Budget: $1,042,000

Regis Toomey

Blackstone McDaniel

Lionel Barrymore

Thaddeus Stevens

Russell Hicks

Lincoln's Emissary

Carl Benton Reid

Congressman Hargrove

Van Heflin

Andrew Johnson

Grant Withers

Mordecai Milligan

Ruth Hussey

Eliza McCardle Johnson

Marjorie Main

Mrs. Maude Fisher

Alec Craig

Sam Andrews

Charles Dingle

Senator Jim Waters

Noah Beery

Sheriff Cass (as Noah Beery Sr.)

Robert Warwick

Major Crooks

Montagu Love

Chief Justice Chase

Lloyd Corrigan

Mr. Secretary

William Farnum

Senator Huyler

Lynne Carver

Martha Lincoln

Morris Ankrum

Jefferson Davis
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