Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) was a Black-and-white - Drama Film directed by John Ford and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and Kenneth Macgowan.
Young Mr. Lincoln was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2003.
Academy Awards 1939 --- Ceremony Number 12 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Writing||Lamar Trotti||Nominated|
New on Blu-ray and DVD: Young Mr. Lincoln and MoreBy Amanda Garrett on Jan 13, 2018 From Old Hollywood Films
The new year brought a bumper crop of classic movies on Blu-ray and DVD. The list includes director John Ford's classic Young Mr. Lincoln (1939) starring Henry Fonda. 2018 has brought six old Hollywood films to DVD and Blu-ray that include one of director John Ford's best, an early Technicolor ... Read full article
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The trial of William "Duff" Armstrong, on which the fictionalized defense of Matt and Adam Clay shown in this movie is based, actually took place in 1858, when Lincoln was a successful railroad attorney and soon to be a nominee for the Senate. The other person accused of murder had been convicted in a separate trial several months earlier.
Final film of Alice Brady.
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