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Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)

100 min - History, Drama - 9 June 1939
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A fictionalized account of the early life of the American president as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case. Ten years in the life of Abraham Lincoln, before he became known to his nation and the world. He moves from a Kentucky cabin to Springfield, Illinois, to begin his law practice. He defends two men accused of murder in a political brawl, suffers the death of his girlfriend Ann, courts his future wife Mary Todd, and agrees to go into politics.

Director:  John Ford
Writers:  Lamar Trotti
Stars:  Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, Marjorie Weaver, Arleen Whelan, Eddie Collins, Pauline Moore, Richard Cromwell, Donald Meek, Judith Dickens, Eddie Quillan, Spencer Charters, Ward Bond, Jack Kelly, Edwin Maxwell, Milburn Stone, Ernie Adams, Sam Ash, Arthur Aylesworth, Dorris Bowdon, Virginia Brissac, Paul E. Burns, George Chandler, Cliff Clark, Frank Dae, Francis Ford, Harold Goodwin, Charles Halton, Herbert Heywood, Robert Homans, Dickie Jones, Fred Kohler Jr., Kay Linaker, Robert Lowery, Jim Mason, Louis Mason, Sylvia McClure, Ivor McFadden, Tom McGuire, Robert Milasch, Dave Morris, Frank Orth, Jack Pennick, Randall Stevens, Russell Simpson, Charles Tannen, Harry Tyler, Dorothy Vaughan, Billy Watson, Delmar Watson, Robert Shaw

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A fictionalized account of the early life of the American president as a young lawyer facing his greatest court case. Ten years in the life of Abraham Lincoln, before he became known to his nation and the world. He moves from a Kentucky cabin to Springfield, Illinois, to begin his law practice. He defends two men accused of murder in a political brawl, suffers the death of his girlfriend Ann, courts his future wife Mary Todd, and agrees to go into politics.


Collections: 1930s, 1939, John Ford

Tagline: The story of Abraham Lincoln that has NEVER been told!

Genres: History, Drama

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Language:  English
Release Date:  9 June 1939

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Runtime:  1 h 40 min

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