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The Perfect Tribute (1991)

TV Movie | 100 min | Drama

This is a period piece about how Lincoln came to write the Gettysburg Address. It's fictionalized to show the points of view of both North & South, and unlike most Civil War films, it doesn't take sides. While the opinions of the day are ...See moreThis is a period piece about how Lincoln came to write the Gettysburg Address. It's fictionalized to show the points of view of both North & South, and unlike most Civil War films, it doesn't take sides. While the opinions of the day are espoused, ultimately it is an homage to America, and all it purported to stabd for then, as well as now. Written by Whitney Equality Weddell See less
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Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews (fictional story "Lincoln Got No Applause at Gettysburg: The Perfect Tribute") | Dennis Scott Brown (as Dennis Brown)
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Updated Apr 21, 1991

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Apr 21, 1991 (United States)
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Jason Robards
President Abraham Lincoln President Abraham Lincoln   See fewer
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Lukas Haas
Benjamin Blair Benjamin Blair   See fewer
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Campbell Scott
Carter Blair Carter Blair   See fewer
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Katherine Helmond
Farm Woman Farm Woman   See fewer
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Ed Flanders
Warren Warren   See fewer
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José Ferrer
Edward Everett Edward Everett   See fewer
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Daniel Davis
Gov. Curtin Gov. Curtin   See fewer
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Laurie Kennedy
Mrs. Blair Mrs. Blair   See fewer
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Dakin Matthews
Dr. Thomas Dr. Thomas   See fewer
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James Donadio
Alexander Alexander   See fewer
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Amy Bryson
Victoria Victoria   See fewer
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Ed Grady
Doctor Stone Doctor Stone   See fewer
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Susie Hall
Indiana Mother Indiana Mother   See fewer
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Andrew Winton
Tad Lincoln Tad Lincoln   See fewer
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Eric Petz
Dying Boy Dying Boy   See fewer
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Fred Dollar
Confederate Sergeant Confederate Sergeant   See fewer
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James Michael McDougal
Southern Engineer Southern Engineer   See fewer
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Billy Ray Reynolds
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Jim Peck
Seward Seward   See fewer
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Rebecca Wackler
Miss Everett Miss Everett   See fewer
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Jeff Rose
Union Soldier (uncredited) Union Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 93 votes