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This Day in Boston History
June 19th, 1957
Patriots a la Disney
day, Disney released the historical epic film Johnny Tremain, an adaptation
of Esther Forbe's same-named novel.
Set in Boston in the 1770s, Johnny Tremain, played by Hal Stalmaster,
is a young apprentice to a silversmith who becomes embroiled in the
tumultuous events of his day. He interacts with such historical figures
as Paul Revere
Quincy, and participates in the Boston
Although clearly a sanitized and sketchy account of the Revolution's
beginnings, Johnny Tremain remains one of the most popular and beloved
films about this period in American history.