Fifth of July

In Lanford Wilson's acclaimed Broadway play, college friends, who once agitated for a better world, find themselves looking for a way to revive their dreams. Set in the American South in the post-Vietnam era, this television production stars, stage and screen's, Richard Thomas. Swoosie Kurtz recreates her Broadway role, which earned her the 1981 Tony Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play.

"...a pinpointing of Mr. Wilson's strength." -The New York Times "...a pinpointing of Mr. Wilson's s(...)

1983, Drama, 120 minutes, Color

Cast: Richard Thomas, Jeff Daniels, Swoosie Kurtz

Written by: Lanford Wilson

Music by: Jonathan Hogan

Directed by: Kirk Browning

Executive Producer: Jac Venza

A presentation of Thirteen/WNET New York, American Playhouse 1982

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