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Abe Lincoln in Illinois (Spirit of the People) (1940)

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Starring (View all)
Raymond Massey Raymond Massey
Abe Lincoln
Gene Lockhart Gene Lockhart
Stephen Douglas
Ruth Gordon Ruth Gordon
Mary Todd Lincoln
Mary Howard Mary Howard
Ann Rutledge
Minor Watson Minor Watson
Joshua Speed
Alan Baxter Alan Baxter
Billy Herndon
Harvey Stephens Harvey Stephens
Ninian Edwards
Howard Da Silva Howard Da Silva
Jack Armstrong


Written by
Grover Jones Grover Jones
(adaptation)


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3 years, 8 months ago at Jul 14 1:11
Eloquent but delicate; little gestures, strong speech softly rendered,it takes time (ante the entrance of Ruth Gordon) to catch that themes of the play and film are the doubt (almost rejection) of ambition of power, and some sense of doom and fatality.
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Release date: 19 April 1940
Tags: Drama (2), 1940 (2), President (1), Territory (1), US President (1), Abraham (1), State In Title (1), History (1), Political (1), Lincoln (1), Historical (1), B&w (1), Bw (1), Illinois (1), 1940s (1)
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