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The Resource Abe Lincoln in Illinois, an RKO Radio Picture ; Max Gordon Plays & Pictures Corp. presents ; screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood ; produced by Max Gordon ; directed by John Cromwell, (DVD)

Abe Lincoln in Illinois, an RKO Radio Picture ; Max Gordon Plays & Pictures Corp. presents ; screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood ; produced by Max Gordon ; directed by John Cromwell, (DVD)

Label
Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Title
Abe Lincoln in Illinois
Statement of responsibility
an RKO Radio Picture ; Max Gordon Plays & Pictures Corp. presents ; screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood ; produced by Max Gordon ; directed by John Cromwell
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Views Lincoln's life, from his early days as a young woodsman to his election to the presidency in 1860. Includes his first love with Ann Rutledge, his marriage to Mary Todd, his early law practice, and his debates with Stephen Douglas
Member of
Cataloging source
UPP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Adaptation by Grover Jones ; musical score, Roy Webb ; director of photography, James Wong Howe ; edited by George Hively
Dewey number
  • 791.43/72
  • 812.52
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A24 2009
PerformerNote
Raymond Massey, Gene Lockhart, Ruth Gordon, Mary Howard, Minor Watson, Alan Baxter, Harvey Stephens, Howard da Silva
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1891-1957
  • 1896-1985
  • 1913-2009
  • 1889-1965
  • 1908-1976
  • 1909-1986
  • 1888-1979
  • 1896-1955
  • 1892-1978
  • 1888-1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Massey, Raymond
  • Lockhart, Gene
  • Gordon, Ruth
  • Howard, Mary
  • Watson, Minor
  • Baxter, Alan
  • Stephens, Harvey
  • Da Silva, Howard
  • Cromwell, John
  • Sherwood, Robert E.
  • Gordon, Max
  • Webb, Roy
  • Max Gordon Plays & Pictures Corp
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
110
Series statement
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group archive collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Presidents
  • Feature films
  • Biographical films
Technique
live action
Label
Abe Lincoln in Illinois, an RKO Radio Picture ; Max Gordon Plays & Pictures Corp. presents ; screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood ; produced by Max Gordon ; directed by John Cromwell, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced in 1940 as a motion picture
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."--Container
  • Based on a the play of Robert E. Sherwood
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316125601
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)318611222
  • 412195
  • (OCoLC)ocn318611222
  • 412195
System details
NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital mono; full screen, 4:3, 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Abe Lincoln in Illinois, an RKO Radio Picture ; Max Gordon Plays & Pictures Corp. presents ; screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood ; produced by Max Gordon ; directed by John Cromwell, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced in 1940 as a motion picture
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."--Container
  • Based on a the play of Robert E. Sherwood
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316125601
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)318611222
  • 412195
  • (OCoLC)ocn318611222
  • 412195
System details
NTSC, region 1; Dolby Digital mono; full screen, 4:3, 1.33:1
Video recording format
DVD

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