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Abe Lincoln in Illinois(Movie, 1940)

1h 50min | Genres: Drama, History
Abe Lincoln in IllinoisRating: 3.7/5 (with 4 votes)
Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a 1940 biographical film that depicts the life of Abraham Lincoln from his departure from Kentucky until his election as President of the United States. In the UK, the film is known by the alternate title Spirit of the People. The film was adapted by Grover Jones and Robert E. Sherwood from Sherwood's Pulitzer Prize-winning play of the same name. It was directed by John Cromwell. The film stars Raymond Massey and Howard Da Silva, who reprised their roles from the original Broadway production of Abe Lincoln in Illinois, playing Abe Lincoln and Jack Armstrong respectively. Herbert Rudley, who had portrayed Seth Gale in the play, also repeated his role in the film version. The film also marks the screen debut of Ruth Gordon in the role of Mary Todd Lincoln. The film received Academy Award nominations for Best Actor in a Leading Role (()
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"Abe Lincoln in Illinois" is currently available on 2 providers. Abe Lincoln in Illinois can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 49min
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English
Duration: 1h 49min
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Duration: 1h 50min
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Also available at Amazon.com on: DVD

Awards & Nominations for Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Academy Award for Best Actor Academy Award for Best Cinematography, Black-and-white

About Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a 1940 biographical film which tells the story of the life of Abraham Lincoln from his departure from Kentucky until his election as President of the United States.


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Trailer for Abe Lincoln in Illinois + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Abe Lincoln in Illinois 1940 Trailer(Trailer, 1:44)

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Illinois
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 4 languages: German (DE), English (EN), French (FR), Italian (IT)
Status: Released
Release date US: 02/12/1940
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Abramo Lincoln in Illinois"
Color: Black & White (B/W)

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WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:130741, Added: 03/26/2018, Last updated: 02/11/2020