Abraham Lincoln

(1930)

directed by D.W. Griffith, 94 minutes

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"It is quite a worthy pictorial offering with a genuinely fine and inspiring performance by Walter Huston in the role of the martyred President." - Mordaunt Hall, original 1930 New York Times review

Returning to the historic era of his greatest success, D.W. Griffith paid homage to the sixteenth President in this moving drama (his first talking picture) starring Walter Huston. Focusing on Abraham Lincoln’s personal tragedies as well as his great accomplishments, Griffith’s film depicts the American icon with a sensitivity and grace rivaled only by John Ford’s YOUNG MR. LINCOLN. This restored edition of ABRAHAM LINCOLN incorporates all known existing footage of D.W. Griffith's film. Portions of the soundtrack of the first three reels have not survived. During these sequences, dialogue and music cues are provided by subtitles.

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Timeless. Walter Huston is amazing. The film is gorgeous. Steven Spielberg's Lincoln with Daniel Day Lewis is just out. Another era, pointing both forward and backward, to the greatness of art, now, and then.

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