The Killing of Mary Surratt
27 minutes / Ages 13+ / 2009 / United States of America / Average:
Boardinghouse innkeeper Mary Surratt was tried, convicted and executed for conspiring to assassinate President Lincoln. Within two months of being charged with the crime she would be dead; swinging from the gallows in Washington D.C.
Boardinghouse owner Mary Surratt was one of four Southern sympathizers who was tried, convicted and executed for conspiring to assassinate President Lincoln. Believed by many to have been innocent, she was nevertheless doomed to be the first woman killed by the U.S. government that was eager to put the whole tragic affair behind them.
CastJohn Bingham: Eric Wheeler
Mary Surratt: Mary Beth Barber
Frederick Aiken: Erik Sundquist
John Wilkes Booth: Robert Anthony Peters
Boston International Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Newport Beach Film Festival -- Official Selection (Nominated)
VisionFest -- Official Selection (Nominated)
Reno Film Festival -- Best Short (Nominated)
Sacramento Film & Music Festival -- Audience Award Best Short (Nominated)