Young Mr. Lincoln

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Young Mr. Lincoln

lawyer black and white springfield illinois 19th century abraham lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln

Release Date: June 09, 1939

Year    :   1939
Slogan    :   «The story of Abraham Lincoln that has NEVER been told!»
Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   20th Century Fox, Cosmopolitan Productions
Director    :   John Ford
Producers    :   Darryl F. Zanuck, Kenneth Macgowan, Kenneth Macgowan
Writers    :   Lamar Trotti
RunTime    :   100 mins.

In this dramatized account of his early law career in Illinois, Abraham Lincoln is born into a modest log cabin, where he is encouraged by his first love, Ann Rutledge, to pursue law. Following her tragic death, Lincoln establishes a law practice in Springfield, where he meets a young Mary Todd. Lincoln's law skills are put to the test when he takes on the difficult task of defending two brothers who have been accused of murder.

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