The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln

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For the short film made in Phonofilm starring Frank McGlynn, Sr. as Lincoln, see Abraham Lincoln (1924 film).
The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln
Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Phil Rosen
Produced by Al Rockett
Ray Rockett
Written by Frances Marion (story and screenplay)
Starring George A. Billings
Ruth Clifford
Irene Hunt
Louise Fazenda
Music by Joseph Carl Breil
Cinematography H. Lyman Broening
Robert Kurrle
Production
company
Rockett-Lincoln Productions
Distributed by Associated First National
Release date
  • January 21, 1924 (1924-01-21) (New York City premiere)
  • February 2, 1924 (1924-02-02) (U.S.)
Running time
120 minutes (12 reels); 150 minutes (15 reels) at NYC premiere
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln is a 1924 American feature film directed by Phil Rosen and written by Frances Marion.[1]

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Awards[edit]

The movie won the Photoplay Medal of Honor for 1924 given out by Photoplay Magazine,[2] the most prestigious American film award of its time.

Preservation status[edit]

Incomplete prints of the film, including some color-tinted and color-toned footage, exist in various film archives, including the National Film and Sound Archive and the Library of Congress.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IMDB entry
  2. ^ "Awards for The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln (1924)". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 24 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Dramatic Life of Abraham Lincoln". silentera.com. 

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