About the film
assassination illinois biography debate courtship american civil war ulysses s. grant robert e lee emancipation abolitionist abraham lincoln john wilkes booth proclamation ford's theatre
Release Date: August 25, 1930
|Slogan||:||«The wonder film of the century, about the most romantic figure who ever lived!»|
|Production Companies||:||United Artists, D.W. Griffith Productions, Feature Productions|
|Producers||:||Orville O. Dull, Raymond A. Klune, Herbert Sutch|
|Writers||:||Stephen Vincent Benét, Stephen Vincent Benét, John W. Considine Jr., Gerrit J. Lloyd|
A biopic dramatizing Abraham Lincoln's life through a series of vignettes depicting its defining chapters: his romance with Ann Rutledge; his early years as a country lawyer; his marriage to Mary Todd; his debates with Stephen A. Douglas; the election of 1860; his presidency during the Civil War; and his assassination in Ford’s Theater in 1865.