Abe Lincoln in Illinois
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"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.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- director: John Cromwell
- art direction by Van Nest Polglase
- written by Robert E. Sherwood & Grover Jones
- based on "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" by Robert E. Sherwood
- cinematography by James Wong Howe
- edited by George Hively
- music by Roy Webb
- set decoration by Casey Roberts
- genres: Black-and-white, Historical fiction, Biographical film, Drama
- released on (75 years ago)
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Robert E. Sherwood (2007)
The Playwright in Peace and War by Harriet Hyman Alonso
Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a play about soul-searching, or as Bob later put it, "the story of a man of peace who had to face the issue of appeasement or war."103 It was written about three men — Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and ...
Lincoln before Lincoln (2016)
Early Cinematic Adaptations of the Life of America's Greatest President by Brian J. Snee
Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a fascinating film, in part because it is largely incoherent unless its audience is familiar with the major details of Abraham Lincoln's life ( and death) in Washington, D.C.—a period not covered in the film. Cromwell's film ...
Past Imperfect (1996)
History According to the Movies by Mark C. Carnes
Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a superior film with regard to ...
The Definitive Encyclopedia and Document Collection by Spencer C. Tucker
and Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940), audiences were told that the ill-fated romance had influenced Lincoln's entire career. Motion pictures require constant action, and ...
by Kevin McCann, Mark Diehl
Sherwood, Abe Lincoln in Illinois 1940 William Saroyan, The Time of ...
by Christopher H. Sterling
Robert Sherwood, noted play-wright (Abe Lincoln in Illinois) and one-time Republican who became speechwriter and advisor for Franklin Roosevelt, was chosen as Administrative Director for Overseas Operations. Moderate Midwestern ...
The Encyclopedia of Film (1991)
by James Monaco
which made Bette Davis a star; Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940), a popular slice of Americana which owes much of its success to Robert Sherwood's play basis; Since You Went ...
by Facts On File, Incorporated
and Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940), a type of blind hero worship rose around Lincoln.
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