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George Washington


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A drama series in six parts chronicling the early life and times of George Washington. Starring with Through the patronage of the Fairfax family, young George Washington rises from humble beginnings to become Adjutant of Virginia.


Unknown: George Washington.
Unknown: George Washington
George Washington: Barry Bostwick
Sally Fairfax: Jaclyn Smith
Martha Washington: Patty Duke Astin
Will Fairfax: David Dukes
General Braddock: James Mason
Lord Fairfax: Trevor Howard
Governor Dinwiddie: Jose Ferrer
Caleb Quinn: Lloyd Bridges
John Adams: Hal Holbrook
Gen Stark: Robert Stack
Mary Bell: Rosemary Murphy
George Mason: Richard Kiley
Laurence: Will Lylman
Anne: Ann McDonough
Lord Loudoun: Clive Revill
Jacky: Jon Matthews
Patsy: Elva Leff

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