Added by on 2014-10-06


Drama (1930) 99 minutes ~ Black & White



An intriguing journey though the life of America’s heroic President. The story begins at Lincoln’s birth. It gives the history of what led this man to the White House, his freeing of the slaves, and the Civil War; This story delves into his personal life, including Lincoln’s affair with Ann Ruthledge and his courtship of Mary Todd. Lincoln struggles through his debates with Douglas and in the end is assassinated.

Director: D.W. Griffith

Writers: Stephen Vincent Benet (adapted for the screen by), John W. Considine Jr. (story)

Stars: Walter Huston, Una Merkel, William L. Thorne