The Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association presents “We Fight To Be Free”, a vivid illustration of defining moments that made George Washington an indispensable leader. You’ll see Washington taking command of British forces during the French and Indian War, and later leading the Army across the icy Delaware River. Charming scenes show Washington’s first encounter with the widow Martha Custis and his return home to Mount Vernon after resigning his military commission at the end of the war. Special features include George Washington Quiz and Mount Vernon Picture Gallery and bonus videos Saving Mount Vernon and a Mount Vernon overview. Total running time: 47 minutes.
A Greystone Films production directed by Kees Van Oostrum and produced by Craig Haffner, with Sebastian Roche as George Washington, Caroline Goodall as Martha Dandridge Custis, Peter Woodward as Gen. Edward Braddock and Stephen Lang as Dr. James Craik. The film is made possible by Ford Motor Company and Donald and Nancy de Laski.
(Battle scenes may not be suitable for young children)