Abraham Lincoln Overview:

Abraham Lincoln (1930) was a Biographical - Drama Film directed by D.W. Griffith and produced by D.W. Griffith and Joseph M. Schenck.

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Significant as Griffith's first talkie. Tracing the President's life from his humble birth through his political career, Griffith's sincere portrait features a standout performance by Walter Huston (father of John and grandfather of Anjelica) as Lincoln.

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Uma personalidade, v?rios int?rpretes: Abraham Lincoln

By L? on Feb 20, 2013 From Critica Retro

Uma personalidade, v?rios int?rpretes: Abraham Lincoln O d?cimo sexto presidente dos Estados Unidos teve de enfrentar tempos tempestuosos durante a Guerra Civil Americana e tamb?m gra?as aos debates sobre a aboli??o da escravatura. Hoje ele ? um dos mais populares ex-presidentes e com certeza ... Read full article


Uma personalidade, v?rios int?rpretes: Abraham Lincoln

By L? on Feb 20, 2013 From Critica Retro

Uma personalidade, v?rios int?rpretes: Abraham Lincoln O d?cimo sexto presidente dos Estados Unidos teve de enfrentar tempos tempestuosos durante a Guerra Civil Americana e tamb?m gra?as aos debates sobre a aboli??o da escravatura. Hoje ele ? um dos mais populares ex-presidentes e com certez... Read full article


Uma personalidade, v?rios int?rpretes: Abraham Lincoln

By L? on Nov 30, -0001 From Critica Retro

Uma personalidade, v?rios int?rpretes: Abraham Lincoln O d?cimo sexto presidente dos Estados Unidos teve de enfrentar tempos tempestuosos durante a Guerra Civil Americana e tamb?m gra?as aos debates sobre a aboli??o da escravatura. Hoje ele ? um dos mais populares ex-presidentes e com certeza ... Read full article


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Abraham Lincoln: You know, Ann, I... I've always done a lot of dreaming. And lately it seems when I dream, your face gets mixed up in it.
Ann Rutledge: Does it really, Abe? Tell me about them, Lincoln.
Abraham Lincoln: Well, I... I feel as though I'm going to be seeing your face 'til the day I die. Course, I know that that'll be pretty hard on you to have to look at my face that long.
Ann Rutledge: Everybody to their own opinion.
Abraham Lincoln: Hmm?
Ann Rutledge: Well, I... I think it's the dearest, kindest, most beautiful face in the whole world.
Abraham Lincoln: Oh, Ann, Ann. Course, I know that's just flattery, but I love it.


Offut: There he is! Ugliest, laziest, smartest man in New Salem. Ain't ya, Abe?
Abraham Lincoln: Well, I don't mind my face; I'm behind it. It's the people in front that get jarred.


Abraham Lincoln: You know, I feel like little Jimmy Watkins. He got a hunk of gingerbread the other day and said, 'I guess there's nobody loves gingerbread like I does and gets so little of it.'
Ann Rutledge: Oh, Abe.
Abraham Lincoln: Ann, will you... will you marry me? I mean, of course, when I get out of debt and can support you?
Ann Rutledge: Well, you know, Abe, I've intended to for a long while. That is, of course, if you ask me.
Abraham Lincoln: You... you mean...?
Ann Rutledge: Yes, Abe... you've got your gingerbread.


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Facts about

One of the films included in "The Fifty Worst Films of All Time (and how they got that way)" by Harry Medved and Randy Lowell.
This was D.W. Griffith's first sound film.
Jason Robards, the son of the actor appearing here as Lincoln's law partner, has played Abe Lincoln three times on the small screen: in a 1964 Hallmark Hall of Fame special, a 1991 made-for-TV movie and a 1992 documentary. He has also played three other US presidents.
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