Passed | | Biography, Drama
A chronicle of the life of Andrew Johnson from his first arrival in Tennessee to his time as President of the United States.
This film received its USA television premiere in Los Angeles Tuesday 26 February 1957 on KTTV (Channel 11), followed by Seattle 3 April 1957 on KING (Channel 5), by Norfolk VA 11 April 1957 on WTAR (Channel 3), by Portland OR 4 May 1957 on KGW (Channel 8), by Chicago 24 May 1957 on WBBM (Channel 2), by Tucson 18 June 1957 on KVOA (Channel 4) , by Philadelphia 10 August 1957 on WFIL (Channel 6), by Altoona PA 7 September 1957 on WFBG (Channel 10), by Minneapolis 13 November 1957 on KMGM (Channel 9) and by San Francisco 25 January 1958 on KGO (Channel 7); but it was not aired in New York City until 7 April 1959 on WCBS (Channel 2).
Mrs. Maude Fisher:
There, see that?
Blackstone McDaniel: We didn't see nothin' stranger.
Mrs. Maude Fisher: I seed ya sewin' though!
Mordecai Milligan: First time I ever see a man sew like that.
Andrew Johnson: I done tailorin'.
Mordecai Milligan: How much you want to sew the seat in a pair-a britches?
Andrew Johnson: I wouldn't work here.
Andrew Johnson: I'm goin' west.
The Vice-Presidential oath administered by the Chief Justice is incorrect (using the Presidential oath, adding "Vice"). In reality, the Vice-President's oath is the same generic oath taken by a Senator or Congressman.
The opening outline includes a disclaimer about historical facts being changed for entertainment purposes.