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Abraham Lincoln

Directed by D.W. Griffith
1930    1h 36m    Passed
Biography, History, Drama,
Brief vignettes about Lincoln's early life include his birth, early jobs, (unsubstantiated) affair with Ann Rutledge, courtship of Mary Todd, and the Lincoln-Douglas debates; his presidency and the Civil War are followed in somewhat more detail, though without actual battle scenes; film concludes with the assassination.
Cast of Abraham Lincoln
  • Walter HustonAbraham Lincoln
  • Una MerkelAnn Rutledge
  • William L. ThorneTom Lincoln
  • Lucille La VerneMid-Wife
  • Helen FreemanNancy Hanks Lincoln
  • Otto HoffmanOffut
  • Edgar DearingArmstrong
  • Russell SimpsonLincoln's Employer
  • Charles CrockettSheriff
  • Kay HammondMary Todd Lincoln
  • Helen WareMrs. Edwards
  • E. Alyn WarrenStephen A. Douglas / General Grant
  • Jason Robards Sr.Herndon
  • Gordon ThorpeTad Lincoln
  • Ian KeithJohn Wilkes Booth
  • Cameron Prud'HommeJohn Hay - Secretary to the President
  • James Bradbury Sr.Gen. Winfield Scott
  • James EaglesYoung Soldier
  • Oscar ApfelSecretary of War Stanton
  • Frank CampeauGeneral Sheridan
  • Hobart BosworthGeneral Robert E. Lee
  • Henry B. WalthallColonel Marshall
  • Hank BellTownsman in Offut's Store (uncredited)
  • Maurice BlackConspirator (uncredited)
  • Ed BradyConfederate Courier (uncredited)
  • Robert Brower(uncredited)
  • Kernan CrippsConspirator (uncredited)
  • Mary ForbesActress (uncredited)
  • Francis FordSheridan's Aide (uncredited)
  • Robert HomansA Senator - One of Lincoln's Advisors (uncredited)
  • Jane KeckleyMatchmaker (uncredited)
  • Robert KeithUnion Courier (uncredited)
  • Henry KolkerNew Englander (uncredited)
  • Ralph LewisMember of Lincoln's Cabinet (uncredited)
  • George MacQuarrieMember of Lincoln's Cabinet (uncredited)
  • Scott SeatonMinor Role (uncredited)
  • Carl StockdaleMember of Lincoln's Cabinet (uncredited)
  • Harry StubbsUndetermined Role (uncredited)
  • Kathrin Clare WardTownswoman at Ann's Death (uncredited)
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