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Abe Lincoln in Illinois

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Released: Jan 1st, 1940
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Rating:
Runtime: 110 Minutes
Genres: Drama / History
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Abe Lincoln in Illinois Main Cast

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Raymond Massey
Raymond Massey
plays Abraham Lincoln
Gene Lockhart
Gene Lockhart
plays Stephen Douglas
Ruth Gordon
Ruth Gordon
plays Mary Todd Lincoln
Mary Howard
Mary Howard
plays Ann Rutledge
Minor Watson
Minor Watson
plays Joshua Speed
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Movie Trivia/Goofs

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  • After his success playing Lincoln in the film and on Broadway, Raymond Massey began to assume the character in real life. He often appeared at social gatherings dressed in Lincoln-esque attire, assuming a Lincoln-like manner and speech. His friend, the playwright George S. Kaufman, observed, "Massey won't be satisfied until someone assassinates him."
  • Film debut of Herbert Rudley.
  • DIRCAMEO(John Cromwell): abolitionist John Brown. In his next film role, Santa Fe Trail, 'Raymond Massey' portrayed John Brown.
  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): The Lincolns arrive at the Springfield Depot while a band is playing "The Battle Cry of Freedom". The song was written in 1862, a year after Lincoln was inaugurated as president.
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