PG-13 | | Crime, Drama, History
Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.
Shots of the audience watching the play were filmed months after shots of the play. The audience's reactions were shot on the same stage as the court room. The extras watched the play on a small TV monitor while Robert Redford directed them. The double who stood in for Booth split his pants when he fell from the "box window", and the footage of the extras laughing was the result.
Two men standing at the Pearly Gates. The first man says, "How'd you die?" Second says, "I froze to death. How 'bout you?" And the, uh, second man says, "Well, I thought my... my wife was being unfaithful to me, so I ran all the way home. And burst ...
In the scene when the conspirators are being hung, there are men stationed along the top of the wall of the prison. A photograph taken by Alexander Gardner shows twice the amount of men stationed along the top of the wall.
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