The Face of Lincoln

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The Face of Lincoln
Directed byEdward Freed
Produced byWilbur T. Blume
StarringMerrell Gage
Release date
  • 1955 (1955)
Running time
20 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Face of Lincoln is a 1955 short documentary film in which sculptor Robert Merrell Gage models the features of Abraham Lincoln while narrating the story of Lincoln's life. It won an Academy Award at the 28th Academy Awards in 1956 for Best Short Subject (Two-Reel) and was also nominated for Academy Award for Documentary Short Subject. The film was directed by Edward Freed and produced by USC School of Cinematic Arts instructor Wilbur T. Blume.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "New York Times: The Face of Lincoln". NY Times. Retrieved May 20, 2008.
  2. ^ Los Angeles County Arts Commission "Stanley Mosk Courthouse", undated, retrieved on May 7, 2008.

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