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Abe Lincoln in Illinois

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[[Performer~P46298~Raymond Massey~raymondmassey]] plays Abe Lincoln in this moving adaptation of [[Performer~P111213~Robert Sherwood's~robertesherwood]] Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Expanded a bit for cinematic purposes, the film traces Lincoln's progress from his days of scrambling for a living as a woodsman, to his courtship of the tragic Ann Rutledge ([[Performer~P33506~Mary Howard~maryhoward]]) and then the mercurial Mary Todd ([[Performer~P92118~Ruth Gordon~ruthgordon]]), to the formative years of...more

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