Eleanor and Franklin | 1975

An acclaimed, multi-award-winning production based on Lash's Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, with the story of the Roosevelts, from early youth to FDR's death in 1945, told through the recollections of the widowed ...more

Cast

... Eleanor Roosevelt--Age 18-60

Actor (1975-1976)

... Franklin Roosevelt--Age 2O-50

Actor (1975-1976)

... Sara Delano Roosevelt

Actor (1975-1976)

... Anna Hall

Actor (1975-1976)

... Elliott Roosevelt Sr

Actor (1975-1976)

... Eleanor Roosevelt--Age 14

Actor (1975-1976)

... Mlle Souvestre

Actor (1975-1976)

... Louis Howe

Actor (1975-1976)

... Daisy

Actor (1975-1976)

... Grace Tully

Actor (1975-1976)

... Laura Delano

Actor (1975-1976)

... Mary Hall

Actor (1975-1976)

Synopsis

An acclaimed, multi-award-winning production based on Lash's Pulitzer Prize-winning best-seller, with the story of the Roosevelts, from early youth to FDR's death in 1945, told through the recollections of the widowed Eleanor. Chosen Outstanding Special (1975-76 season) in the Emmy Awards ceremony, the production also won Emmys for Daniel Petrie (director), Rosemary Murphy (supporting actress), James Costigan (original teleplay), Paul Lohmann and Edward R. Brown (photography), Joe I. Tompkins (costume design), Del Armstrong and Mike Westmore (makeup), Jan Scott and Anthony Mondello (art director and set decorator), and Michael Kahn (editor). Neither Jane Alexander nor Edward Herrmann, each nominated, won however, nor did Irene Tedrow or Lilia Skala, both nominated for Best Supporting Actress.

Writers

Screenplay (1975-1976)

Story By (1975-1976)

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