Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)
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Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

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Among the most masterful matchups of actor and role in screen history is this stirring film of Robert E. Sherwood's beloved play taking a thoroughly human look at the early years of our 16th President. Raymond Massey wonderfully plays the future Great Ema… View More
Genres Drama, Documentary
Director John Cromwell
Starring Raymond Massey, Ruth Gordon, Gene Lockhart, Mary Howard View More
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Movie Summary

Among the most masterful matchups of actor and role in screen history is this stirring film of Robert E. Sherwood's beloved play taking a thoroughly human look at the early years of our 16th President. Raymond Massey wonderfully plays the future Great Emancipator in a chronicle of his backwoods childhood to his phenomenal rise to President. Ruth Gordon also does memorable work as driven, ambitious Mary Todd Lincoln, whose vision of Abe's leadership destiny will not be denied by anyone.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Documentary
Director John Cromwell
Starring Raymond Massey, Ruth Gordon, Gene Lockhart, Mary Howard, Dorothy Tree, Harvey Stephens, Minor Watson, Alan Baxter, Howard DaSilva
Studio Name Warner Bros.
Release Date 1940
VUDU Release Date 01/06/2012
Rating Not Rated About Ratings
Running Time 109 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Full Frame, Dolby Digital

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