family. Dick van Dyke's unforgettable rendition of 'Chim Chim Cheree' won an Oscar for best song (he's also great in the dual role of chimney sweep Bert and crotchety bank chairman Mr. Dawes Sr.), and Richard and Roger Sherman netted an Oscar for best score. It's supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! ...
Roger Sherman (1721-1793) was a lawyer, politician and Founding Father. He served on th Committee of Five which drafted the Declaration of Independence and was also a representative and senator in the new republic. He was the only person to sign all four great state papers of the United States: the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution.
I was fortunate enough to interview celebrated, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Roger Sherman on Reel Mama. Find out about his current projects and his passion for helping others make great home movies. The interview contains wonderful tips for anyone, from parents to vacationers, who would like to make better and more memorable home movies.
JUNE 11, 1776: The Continental Congress apppointed The Committee of Five to draft a Resolution of Independence. The five members were Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, Robert Livingston, and John Adams.