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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

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
none available
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>