Abraham Lincoln (1930)

imdb rating5.7Rotten Tomatoes rating82%
A detailed biographical sketch of the Abraham Lincoln, we see his birth in a log cabin, the tragic death of his first love, Ann Rutledge, his debates with Douglas, his accepting of the presidency, the terrible toll of the Civil War, and finally the tragic assassination at Ford's Theater.

Director

D. W. Griffith

Cast

Walter Huston - Abraham Lincoln
Una Merkel - Ann Rutledge
William L. Thorne - Tom Lincoln
Lucille La Verne - Mid-Wife
Helen Freeman - Nancy Hanks Lincoln
Otto Hoffman - Offut
Edgar Dearing - Armstrong
Russell Simpson - Lincoln's Employer
Charles Crockett - Sheriff
Kay Hammond - Mary Todd Lincoln
Helen Ware - Mrs. Edwards
E. Alyn Warren - Stephen A. Douglas / General Grant
Jason Robards Sr. - Herndon
Gordon Thorpe - Tad Lincoln
Ian Keith - John Wilkes Booth
Cameron Prud'Homme - John Hay (Secretary to the President)
James Bradbury Sr. - General Scott
James Eagles - Young Soldier
Oscar Apfel - Secretary of War Stanton
Frank Campeau - General Sheridan
Hobart Bosworth - General Lee
Henry B. Walthall - Colonel Marshall
Hank Bell - Townsman in Offut's Store (uncredited)
Maurice Black - Conspirator (uncredited)
Ed Brady - Confederate Courier (uncredited)
Robert Brower - (uncredited)
Kernan Cripps - Conspirator (uncredited)
Mary Forbes - Actress (uncredited)
Francis Ford - Sheridan's Aide (uncredited)
Robert Homans - A Senator - One of Lincoln's Advisors (uncredited)
Jane Keckley - Matchmaker (uncredited)
Robert Keith - Union Courier (uncredited)
Henry Kolker - New Englander (uncredited)
Ralph Lewis - Member of Lincoln's Cabinet (uncredited)
George MacQuarrie - Member of Lincoln's Cabinet (uncredited)
Scott Seaton - Minor Role (uncredited)
Carl Stockdale - Member of Lincoln's Cabinet (uncredited)
Harry Stubbs - Undetermined Role (uncredited)
Kathrin Clare Ward - Townswoman at Ann's Death (uncredited)
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