Gideon's Trumpet
Gideon's Trumpet (1980)

In the tradition of his earlier work in Grapes of Wrath and Twelve Angry Men, Henry Fonda played another social-protest role in the Hallmark Hall of Fame TV presentation Gideon's Trumpet. Clarence Earl Gideon (Fonda) is a poor,… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 11, 2007
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David Cornelius

Nearly three decades since its initial broadcast, it still holds a place as a triumph of televised storytelling.

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jay nixon
Henry Fonda is perfectly cast in the lead surrounded by a flawless cast in a compelling story that changed American history.