Walter Gutman

Benedict Arnold (1974) 16mm, color, 104.5 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

A documentary -- from birth at Norwich, Conn. to death and burial in London. Shot on the scene of his victories and glorious delaying actions at Ticonderoga, Ridgefield, Compo Beach, Valcour Bay and Saratoga; his marriages, especially his long loving marriage to Peggy Shippen; the part she played because of her pre-marital friendship with the British Adjutant General John Andre in the negotiations for the surrender of West Point; the great party that Andre choreographed at Philadelphia before the British left, including a portrait he did of Peggy -- perhaps the greatest party ever given in America; the life of the Arnold family in England after the discovery of the plot -- their powerful friends, an authentic account of a duel.

Rental: $100.00
16mm Rental: $100.00

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