Young Mr. Lincoln Poster

Release Date: April 17th, 2005

DVD Release Date: February 14th, 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
In this dramatized account of his early law career in Illinois, Abraham Lincoln (Henry Fonda) is born into a modest log cabin, where he is encouraged by his first love, Ann Rutledge (Pauline Moore), to pursue law. Following her tragic death, Lincoln establishes a law practice in Springfield, where he meets a young Mary Todd (Marjorie Weaver). Lincoln's law skills are put to the test when he takes on the difficult task of defending two brothers who have been accused of murder.

Cast: Henry Fonda, Alice Brady, Marjorie Weaver, Arleen Whelan, Eddie Collins, Pauline Moore, Richard Cromwell, Ward Bond

Director: John Ford

Genres: Historical drama

Production Co: Twentieth Century Fox, Cosmopolitan Productions

Distributors: Key Video, 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Inspiring, Rise, Engaging, Murder, Friend, Love interest, Death, Sacrifice


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