"Johnny Tremain" (1957) thrums to the excitement of the American Revolution period. Tremain is a silversmith's apprentice with dreams of becoming a talented master silversmith and setting up his own business. A horrific injury ends his career plans and dashes the young man's hopes. Johnny eventually joins the Sons of Liberty and begins to learn more about the ever changing world around him by joining the Boston Tea Party and the battles at Lexington and Concord. Based on the classic young adult novel by Esther Forbes.