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Young Mr. Lincoln

Young Mr. Lincoln(1939)

Also Known As: A Younger Lincoln | Lawyer of the West | Life of Abraham Lincoln | The Life of Young Abraham Lincoln | The Young Lincoln |

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Brief Synopsis

The future president considers a political career while practicing law.

Cast & Crew

John Ford Director
Henry Fonda Abraham Lincoln
Alice Brady Abigail Clay
Marjorie Weaver Mary Todd
Arleen Whelan Hannah Clay
Eddie Collins Efe [Turner]
Pauline Moore Ann Rutledge
Donald Meek John Felder
Judith Dickens Carrie Sue
Eddie Quillan Adam Clay
Spencer Charters Judge Herbert A. Bell
Ward Bond J. Palmer Cass
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  Springfield, Il. opening: 30 May 1939
Release Date:  1939 Production Date:  A Cosmopolitan Production; A Darryl F. Zanuck Production
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  100-101 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,050    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • young mr. lincoln

    kevin sellers 2018-10-13

    Like all of Ford's good films this one is shot through with melancholy and death; certainly an appropriate tone for this particular subject. The... MORE>

  • Developing Lincoln's Character

    Will Fox 2018-10-08

    Director John Ford's film-fame from focusing on the frontier fascinates, especially since 1939's "Stagecoach"; "Young Mr.... MORE>

  • Fine Ford & Fonda Collaboration

    Judy 2014-03-30

    I really enjoy watching Henry Fonda's performance of 'Young Mr. Lincoln'; and I must say it's my favorite Henry Fonda film. Mr. Fonda... MORE>