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  • Abraham Lincoln (1930)
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    96 min | Biography, Drama, War
Abraham Lincoln (1930)
Passed
96 min | Biography, Drama, War

An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States.
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Director
D.W. Griffith (personally directed by)
Writers
Stephen Vincent Benet (adapted for the screen by) (continuty and dialogue) | John W. Considine Jr. (story) | Gerrit J. Lloyd (continuty and dialogue) (as Gerrit Lloyd)
Cinematographer
Karl Struss (photography)
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Status
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Updated Aug 24, 1930

Release date
Nov 8, 1930 (United States)

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Cast

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