Price: $4.98 / €3.59
Documentary (1930) 97 minutes ~ Black & White
Alternate Title: D.W. Griffith's 'Abraham Lincoln
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: John W. Considine Jr. (story), Stephen Vincent Benet (adaptation, continuity and dialogue) and Gerrit J. Lloyd (continuity and dialogue)
Stars: Walter Huston, Una Merkel and William L. Thorne