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Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Plot: Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a 1940 biographical film which tells the story of the life of Abraham Lincoln from his departure from Kentucky until his election as President of the United States.
Release Date: Thursday, February 22 1940
84 years ago
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Portrait of Raymond MasseyRaymond Massey
Abe Lincoln
Raymond Massey was
43 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Aug 28 1896 –
Fri, Jul 29 1983
Portrait of Gene LockhartGene Lockhart
Stephen Douglas
Gene Lockhart was
48 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Jul 17 1891 –
Sun, Mar 31 1957
Portrait of Ruth GordonRuth Gordon
Mary Todd Lincoln
Ruth Gordon was
43 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Oct 30 1896 –
Wed, Aug 28 1985
Portrait of Mary HowardMary Howard
Ann Rutledge
Mary Howard was
25 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Aug 24 1914 –
Sat, Jun 06 2009
Portrait of Minor WatsonMinor Watson
Joshua Speed
Minor Watson was
50 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sun, Dec 22 1889 –
Wed, Jul 28 1965
Portrait of Alan BaxterAlan Baxter
Billy Herndon
Alan Baxter was
31 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Thu, Nov 19 1908 –
Sat, May 08 1976
Portrait of Harvey StephensHarvey Stephens
Ninian Edwards
Harvey Stephens was
38 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Tue, Aug 20 1901 –
Mon, Dec 22 1986
Portrait of Howard Da SilvaHoward Da Silva
Jack Armstrong
Howard Da Silva was
30 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Tue, May 04 1909 –
Sun, Feb 16 1986
Portrait of Dorothy TreeDorothy Tree
Elizabeth Edwards
Dorothy Tree was
33 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, May 21 1906 –
Thu, Feb 13 1992
Portrait of Aldrich BowkerAldrich Bowker
Judge Bowling Green
Aldrich Bowker was
65 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Jan 01 1875 –
Fri, Mar 21 1947
Portrait of Maurice MurphyMaurice Murphy
John McNeil
Maurice Murphy was
26 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Oct 03 1913 –
Thu, Nov 23 1978
Portrait of Louis Jean HeydtLouis Jean Heydt
Mentor Graham
Louis Jean Heydt was
36 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Apr 17 1903 –
Fri, Jan 29 1960
Portrait of Clem BevansClem Bevans
Ben Mattling
Clem Bevans was
59 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Oct 15 1880 –
Sun, Aug 11 1963
Portrait of Harlan BriggsHarlan Briggs
Denton Offut
Harlan Briggs was
60 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sat, Aug 16 1879 –
Sat, Jan 26 1952
Portrait of Herbert RudleyHerbert Rudley
Seth Gale
Herbert Rudley was
29 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Tue, Mar 22 1910 –
Sat, Sep 09 2006
Portrait of Andy ClydeAndy Clyde
Stage Driver
Andy Clyde was
47 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Thu, Mar 24 1892 –
Thu, May 18 1967
Portrait of Roger ImhofRoger Imhof
Mr. Crimmin
Roger Imhof was
64 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sat, Aug 14 1875 –
Tue, Apr 15 1958
Portrait of Edmund EltonEdmund Elton
Mr. Rutledge
Edmund Elton was
70 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sat, Feb 05 1870 –
Fri, Jan 04 1952
Portrait of Leona RobertsLeona Roberts
Mrs. Rutledge
Leona Roberts was
60 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Jul 25 1879 –
Fri, Jan 29 1954
Portrait of Florence RobertsFlorence Roberts
Mrs. Bowling Green
Florence Roberts was
78 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sat, Mar 16 1861 –
Thu, Jun 06 1940
Portrait of George RosenerGeorge Rosener
Dr. Chandler
George Rosener was
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Portrait of Trevor BardetteTrevor Bardette
John Hanks
Trevor Bardette was
37 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Wed, Nov 19 1902 –
Mon, Nov 28 1977
Portrait of Syd SaylorSyd Saylor
John Johnston
Syd Saylor was
44 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sun, Mar 24 1895 –
Fri, Dec 21 1962
Portrait of Elisabeth RisdonElisabeth Risdon
Sarah Lincoln
Elisabeth Risdon was
52 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Tue, Apr 26 1887 –
Sat, Dec 20 1958
Portrait of Charles MiddletonCharles Middleton
Tom Lincoln
Charles Middleton was
65 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Oct 02 1874 –
Fri, Apr 22 1949
Portrait of Alec CraigAlec Craig
Trum Cogdall
Alec Craig was
55 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sun, Mar 30 1884 –
Mon, Jun 25 1945
Portrait of Erville AldersonErville Alderson
Stonewall Jackson (uncredited)
Erville Alderson was
57 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sun, Sep 10 1882 –
Sun, Aug 04 1957
Portrait of Ted BillingsTed Billings
Onlooker at Debate (uncredited)
Ted Billings was
59 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Wed, Apr 07 1880 –
Sat, Jul 05 1947
Portrait of Henry BlairHenry Blair
Tad Lincoln (uncredited)
Henry Blair was
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Portrait of Ed BradyEd Brady
Raft Steerer (uncredited)
Ed Brady was
50 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Thu, Dec 05 1889 –
Tue, Mar 31 1942
Portrait of Sonny BuppSonny Bupp
Willie Lincoln (uncredited)
Sonny Bupp was
12 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Tue, Jan 10 1928 –
Thu, Nov 01 2007
Portrait of George ChandlerGeorge Chandler
Minor Role (uncredited)
George Chandler was
41 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Thu, Jun 30 1898 –
Mon, Jun 10 1985
Portrait of Tom ChattertonTom Chatterton
Minor Role (uncredited)
Tom Chatterton was
59 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Feb 11 1881 –
Sun, Aug 17 1952
Portrait of Noble 'Kid' ChissellNoble 'Kid' Chissell
Minor Role (uncredited)
Noble 'Kid' Chissell was
35 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Thu, Feb 16 1905 –
Sun, Nov 08 1987
Portrait of Dan ClarkDan Clark
Minor Role (uncredited)
Dan Clark was
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Portrait of Wallis ClarkWallis Clark
Politician (uncredited)
Wallis Clark was
57 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Wed, Mar 01 1882 –
Tue, Feb 14 1961
Portrait of Jane CorcoranJane Corcoran
Woman on Street (uncredited)
Jane Corcoran was
>> in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
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Portrait of John CromwellJohn Cromwell
John Brown (uncredited)
John Cromwell was
53 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Thu, Dec 23 1886 –
Wed, Sep 26 1979
Portrait of Cecil CunninghamCecil Cunningham
Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited)
Cecil Cunningham was
51 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Thu, Aug 02 1888 –
Fri, Apr 17 1959
Portrait of Esther DaleEsther Dale
Lincoln's Cook (uncredited)
Esther Dale was
54 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sun, Nov 08 1885 –
Sun, Jul 23 1961
Portrait of Dick ElliottDick Elliott
Politician (uncredited)
Dick Elliott was
53 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Thu, Apr 29 1886 –
Fri, Dec 22 1961
Portrait of Robert ElliottRobert Elliott
Minor Role (uncredited)
Robert Elliott was
60 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Wed, Oct 08 1879 –
Thu, Nov 15 1951
Portrait of Fern EmmettFern Emmett
Minor Role (uncredited)
Fern Emmett was
43 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sat, Mar 21 1896 –
Tue, Sep 03 1946
Portrait of Paul EvertonPaul Everton
Minor Role (uncredited)
Paul Everton was
71 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Sep 18 1868 –
Thu, Feb 26 1948
Portrait of Edward FieldingEdward Fielding
Minor Role (uncredited)
Edward Fielding was
64 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Mar 19 1875 –
Wed, Jan 10 1945
Portrait of Byron FoulgerByron Foulger
Politician (uncredited)
Byron Foulger was
41 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Aug 26 1898 –
Sat, Apr 04 1970
Portrait of Peggy Ann GarnerPeggy Ann Garner
Little Girl (uncredited)
Peggy Ann Garner was
8 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Wed, Feb 03 1932 –
Tue, Oct 16 1984
Portrait of Gus GlassmireGus Glassmire
Minor Role (uncredited)
Gus Glassmire was
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Portrait of Adda GleasonAdda Gleason
Maid (uncredited)
Adda Gleason was
51 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Wed, Dec 19 1888 –
Sat, Feb 06 1971
Portrait of Jesse GravesJesse Graves
Onlooker at Debate (uncredited)
Jesse Graves was
60 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Tue, Mar 11 1879 –
Fri, Mar 04 1949
Portrait of George GuhlGeorge Guhl
Greeley's Secretary (uncredited)
George Guhl was
64 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Sep 27 1875 –
Sun, Jun 27 1943
Portrait of Paul GuilfoylePaul Guilfoyle
Minor Role (uncredited)
Paul Guilfoyle was
37 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Jul 14 1902 –
Tue, Jun 27 1961
Portrait of C. HayesC. Hayes
Minor Role (uncredited)
C. Hayes was
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Portrait of Fay HelmFay Helm
Mrs. Seth Gale (uncredited)
Fay Helm was
30 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Apr 09 1909 –
Sat, Sep 27 2003
Portrait of Dell HendersonDell Henderson
Minor Role (uncredited)
Dell Henderson was
62 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Wed, Jul 04 1877 –
Sun, Dec 02 1956
Portrait of Harry HumphriesHarry Humphries
Daniel Webster (uncredited)
Harry Humphries was
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Portrait of George IrvingGeorge Irving
Colonel Robert E. Lee (uncredited)
George Irving was
65 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Oct 05 1874 –
Mon, Sep 11 1961
Portrait of Selmer JacksonSelmer Jackson
Aide to Stephen Douglas (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson was
51 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sun, May 06 1888 –
Tue, Mar 30 1971
Portrait of Milton KibbeeMilton Kibbee
Abe's Friend (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee was
44 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Jan 27 1896 –
Fri, Apr 17 1970
Portrait of Victor KilianVictor Kilian
Minor Role (uncredited)
Victor Kilian was
48 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Mar 06 1891 –
Sun, Mar 11 1979
Portrait of Robert MiddlemassRobert Middlemass
Minor Role (uncredited)
Robert Middlemass was
56 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Sep 03 1883 –
Sat, Sep 10 1949
Portrait of Edwin MillsEdwin Mills
Robert Lincoln (uncredited)
Edwin Mills was
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Portrait of Emory ParnellEmory Parnell
Minor Role (uncredited)
Emory Parnell was
47 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Wed, Dec 28 1892 –
Fri, Jun 22 1979
Portrait of Kathleen ProctorKathleen Proctor
Woman on Street (uncredited)
Kathleen Proctor was
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Portrait of Lorin RakerLorin Raker
Minor Role (uncredited)
Lorin Raker was
>> in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
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Portrait of William RoyleWilliam Royle
Minor Role (uncredited)
William Royle was
52 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Mar 21 1887 –
Fri, Aug 09 1940
Portrait of Florence RutledgeFlorence Rutledge
Minor Role (uncredited)
Florence Rutledge was
>> in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
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Portrait of Kathryn SheldonKathryn Sheldon
Minor Role (uncredited)
Kathryn Sheldon was
60 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Sep 22 1879 –
Thu, Dec 25 1975
Portrait of Napoleon SimpsonNapoleon Simpson
Gobey (uncredited)
Napoleon Simpson was
>> in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
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Portrait of John St. PolisJohn St. Polis
Minor Role (uncredited)
John St. Polis was
66 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Nov 24 1873 –
Tue, Oct 08 1946
Portrait of Landers StevensLanders Stevens
Minor Role (uncredited)
Landers Stevens was
63 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sat, Feb 17 1877 –
Thu, Dec 19 1940
Portrait of Guy UsherGuy Usher
Douglas's Crony (uncredited)
Guy Usher was
56 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Tue, May 08 1883 –
Fri, Jun 16 1944
Portrait of Edward Van SloanEdward Van Sloan
Dr. Barrett (uncredited)
Edward Van Sloan was
57 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Wed, Nov 01 1882 –
Fri, Mar 06 1964
Portrait of Bryant WashburnBryant Washburn
Minor Role (uncredited)
Bryant Washburn was
50 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sat, Apr 27 1889 –
Tue, Apr 30 1963
Portrait of Dorothea WolbertDorothea Wolbert
Woman in Store (uncredited)
Dorothea Wolbert was
65 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sat, Apr 11 1874 –
Mon, Sep 15 1958
Portrait of Ian WolfeIan Wolfe
Horace Greeley (uncredited)
Ian Wolfe was
43 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Wed, Nov 04 1896 –
Thu, Jan 23 1992
Portrait of William WorthingtonWilliam Worthington
Minor Role (uncredited)
William Worthington was
67 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Apr 08 1872 –
Wed, Apr 09 1941

Crew

Portrait of John CromwellJohn Cromwell
Director
John Cromwell was
53 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Thu, Dec 23 1886 –
Wed, Sep 26 1979
Portrait of James Wong HoweJames Wong Howe
Director of Photography
James Wong Howe was
40 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sun, Aug 27 1899 –
Mon, Jul 12 1976
Portrait of William DorfmanWilliam Dorfman
Assistant Director
William Dorfman was
30 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Tue, Feb 01 1910 –
Sat, Feb 03 1962
Portrait of Dewey StarkeyDewey Starkey
Assistant Director
Dewey Starkey was
41 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, May 09 1898 –
Tue, Sep 03 1974
Portrait of Harry ManckeHarry Mancke
Assistant Director
Harry Mancke was
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Portrait of Grayson RogersGrayson Rogers
Assistant Director
Grayson Rogers was
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Portrait of Robert E. SherwoodRobert E. Sherwood
Screenplay, Theatre Play
Robert E. Sherwood was
43 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sat, Apr 04 1896 –
Mon, Nov 14 1955
Portrait of Max GordonMax Gordon
Producer
Max Gordon was
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Portrait of George HivelyGeorge Hively
Editor
George Hively was
50 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Sep 06 1889 –
Thu, Mar 02 1950
Portrait of Roy WebbRoy Webb
Original Music Composer
Roy Webb was
51 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Wed, Oct 03 1888 –
Fri, Dec 10 1982
Portrait of Grover JonesGrover Jones
Adaptation
Grover Jones was
46 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Wed, Nov 15 1893 –
Tue, Sep 24 1940
Portrait of Van Nest PolglaseVan Nest Polglase
Art Direction
Van Nest Polglase was
41 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Thu, Aug 25 1898 –
Fri, Dec 20 1968
Portrait of Casey RobertsCasey Roberts
Set Decoration
Casey Roberts was
38 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Thu, May 09 1901 –
Sun, May 29 1949
Portrait of Carroll ClarkCarroll Clark
Other
Carroll Clark was
46 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Tue, Feb 06 1894 –
Fri, May 17 1968
Portrait of James DalyJames Daly
Camera Operator
James Daly was
34 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Fri, Jun 30 1905 –
Sat, Nov 30 1963
Portrait of Harold LewisHarold Lewis
Unit Manager
Harold Lewis was
39 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Feb 18 1901 –
Thu, Dec 28 1967
Portrait of Maurice SeidermanMaurice Seiderman
Makeup Artist
Maurice Seiderman was
>> in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
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Portrait of Don L. CashDon L. Cash
Makeup Artist
Don L. Cash was
19 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Tue, Feb 24 1920
Portrait of William HartmanWilliam Hartman
Props
William Hartman was
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Portrait of Doris HarrisDoris Harris
Hairstylist
Doris Harris was
>> in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
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Portrait of Eddie PyleEddie Pyle
Camera Operator
Eddie Pyle was
38 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Feb 17 1902 –
Thu, Jan 23 1992
Portrait of Norbert A. MylesNorbert A. Myles
Makeup Artist
Norbert A. Myles was
52 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Mon, Aug 29 1887 –
Tue, Mar 15 1966
Portrait of Charles RichardsCharles Richards
Casting
Charles Richards was
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Portrait of Hugh McDowell Jr.Hugh McDowell Jr.
Sound Recordist
Hugh McDowell Jr. was
37 in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
Sat, Jul 12 1902 –
Fri, Jan 11 1980
Portrait of James R. BarkerJames R. Barker
Makeup Artist
James R. Barker was
>> in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
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Portrait of Hazel RogersHazel Rogers
Hairstylist
Hazel Rogers was
>> in Abe Lincoln in Illinois.
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Portrait of Fred FrederickFred Frederick
Wig Designer
Fred Frederick was
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Portrait of Charles MatthewsCharles Matthews
Props
Charles Matthews was
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Portrait of Dan KellerberDan Kellerber
Other
Dan Kellerber was
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