Glory

United States, 1989

Film
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Glory tells the epic true story of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and his 54th Massachusetts Regiment - the American Civil War’s first black fighting unit. By risking their own lives in battle these men were to lay claim to freedom and citizenship for themselves and their children. Stars Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, in an Academy Award winning role, Cary Elwes and Morgan Freeman. Graphically depicts the supreme sacrifice made by these brave men in order to prove themselves the equals of the white Americans.

Credits

director

Edward Zwick

producer

Freddie Fields

production company

Tri-Star Pictures

Language

English

Duration

01:58:00:00

ACMI Identifier

37540

Audience classification

MA

Subject categories

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

History → African Americans - History

History → History

History → United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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