Best History Movies of 1972



7.6/10 IMDB

The film focuses on the representatives of the Thirteen original colonies who participated in the Second Continental Congress. 1776 depicts the three months of deliberation (and, oftentimes, acrimonious debate) that led up to the signing of one of the most important documents in the History of the United States, the Declaration of Independence.

Starring: William Daniels, Howard Da Silva, Ken Howard, Blythe Danner, Donald Madden, John Cullum, Roy Poole, David Ford, Ron Holgate, William Hansen ..
Directed by: Peter H. Hunt
Release date: 1972-11-09
Best History Movies of 1972 : The Assassination of Trotsky

The Assassination of Trotsky

5.8/10 IMDB

After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with the politics. Stalin has sent out an assassin, Frank Jackson. Jackson befriends a young communist and gets an invitation to Trotsky's house.

Starring: Richard Burton, Alain Delon, Romy Schneider, Valentina Cortese, Duilio Del Prete, Enrico Maria Salerno, Luigi Vannucchi, Jean Desailly, Simone Valère, Peter Chatel ..
Directed by: Joseph Losey
Release date: 1972-04-20

Hollywood: The Dream Factory

6.3/10 IMDB

This documentary explores and celebrates Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio's glorious history. MGM's eventual decline led to the sale of its back lot and props.

Starring: Dick Cavett ..
Release date: 1972-01-10

Burke & Hare

5.4/10 IMDB

Two men go into business supplying medical colleges with cadavers by robbing graves.

Starring: Harry Andrews, Glynn Edwards, Yootha Joyce, Françoise Pascal, Yutte Stensgaard, Robin Hawdon, Alan Tucker, Dee Shenderey, Joan Carol, Paul Greaves ..
Directed by: Vernon Sewell
Release date: 1972-02-03
Best History Movies of 1972 : Lady Caroline Lamb

Lady Caroline Lamb

5.5/10 IMDB

Lady Caroline Lamb, dissatisfied in her marriage, has an affair with the dashing Romantic poet Lord Byron.

Starring: Sarah Miles, Jon Finch, Richard Chamberlain, John Mills, Margaret Leighton, Pamela Brown, Silvia Monti, Ralph Richardson, Laurence Olivier, Caterina Boratto ..
Directed by: Robert Bolt
Release date: 1972-11-22

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