Abe Lincoln In Illinois

  • 1940
  • 1 HR 50 MIN
  • NR

In adapting Robert E. Sherwood's popular play about the early years of Abraham Lincoln, the filmmakers wisely chose Raymond Massey, who played the title role on stage, to reprise his portrayal in the film. Massey heads an impressive cast in a picture spanning thirty years of Lincoln's life, following his career from his beginnings as a woodsman and shopkeeper...read more

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Director (1 Credit)
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Producer (1 Credit)
Max Gordon
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Editor (1 Credit)
George Hively
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Roy Webb
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