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Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Cromwell

Writing Credits  

Robert E. Sherwood ... (by)
 
Robert E. Sherwood ... (screen play)
 
Grover Jones ... (adaptation)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Mary Howard ...
Minor Watson ...
Alan Baxter ...
Harvey Stephens ...
Howard Da Silva ...
Jack Armstrong (as Howard da Silva)
Dorothy Tree ...
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Maurice Murphy ...
Louis Jean Heydt ...
Clem Bevans ...
Ben Mattling
Harlan Briggs ...
Herbert Rudley ...
Andy Clyde ...
Stage Driver
Roger Imhof ...
Edmund Elton ...
Leona Roberts ...
Florence Roberts ...
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Dr. Chandler
Trevor Bardette ...
John Hanks
Syd Saylor ...
John Johnston
Elisabeth Risdon ...
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Alec Craig ...
Trum Cogdall
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erville Alderson ...
Stonewall Jackson (uncredited)
Ted Billings ...
Onlooker at Debate (uncredited)
Henry Blair ...
Tad Lincoln (uncredited)
Ed Brady ...
Raft Steerer (uncredited)
Sonny Bupp ...
Willie Lincoln (uncredited)
George Chandler ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Tom Chatterton ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Dan Clark ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Wallis Clark ...
Politician (uncredited)
Jane Corcoran ...
Woman on Street (uncredited)
John Cromwell ...
John Brown (uncredited)
Cecil Cunningham ...
Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited)
Esther Dale ...
Lincoln's Cook (uncredited)
Dick Elliott ...
Politician (uncredited)
Robert Elliott ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Fern Emmett ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Paul Everton ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Edward Fielding ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Byron Foulger ...
Politician (uncredited)
Peggy Ann Garner ...
Little Girl (uncredited)
Gus Glassmire ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Adda Gleason ...
Maid (uncredited)
Jesse Graves ...
Onlooker at Debate (uncredited)
George Guhl ...
Greeley's Secretary (uncredited)
Paul Guilfoyle ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
C. Hayes ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Fay Helm ...
Mrs. Seth Gale (uncredited)
Dell Henderson ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Harry Humphries ...
Daniel Webster (uncredited)
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Colonel Robert E. Lee (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson ...
Aide to Stephen Douglas (uncredited)
Milton Kibbee ...
Abe's Friend (uncredited)
Victor Kilian ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Robert Middlemass ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Edwin Mills ...
Robert Lincoln (uncredited)
Emory Parnell ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Kathleen Proctor ...
Woman on Street (uncredited)
Lorin Raker ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
William Royle ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Florence Rutledge ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Kathryn Sheldon ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Napoleon Simpson ...
Gobey (uncredited)
John St. Polis ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Landers Stevens ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Guy Usher ...
Douglas's Crony (uncredited)
Edward Van Sloan ...
Dr. Barrett (uncredited)
Bryant Washburn ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Dorothea Wolbert ...
Woman in Store (uncredited)
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Horace Greeley (uncredited)
William Worthington ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Max Gordon ... producer

Music by 

Roy Webb ... (musical score)

Cinematography by 

James Wong Howe ... director of photography

Film Editing by 

George Hively ... (edited by)

Casting By 

Charles Richards ... (uncredited)

Art Direction by 

Van Nest Polglase

Set Decoration by 

Casey Roberts ... (set decorations)

Makeup Department 

James R. Barker ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Don L. Cash ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Fred Frederick ... wig designer (uncredited)
Doris Harris ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Norbert A. Myles ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Hazel Rogers ... hair stylist (uncredited)
Maurice Seiderman ... makeup artist: raymond massey (uncredited)

Production Management 

Harold Lewis ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Dewey Starkey ... assistant director
William Dorfman ... assistant director (uncredited)
Harry Mancke ... assistant director (uncredited)
Grayson Rogers ... assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department 

Carroll Clark ... associate art director
William Hartman ... props (uncredited)
Charles Matthews ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Hugh McDowell Jr. ... recordist
Dan Kellerber ... sound stage manager (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Vernon L. Walker ... special effects
Horace L. Hulburd ... special effects (uncredited)
W. Kimpton ... special effects (uncredited)
D. Kohler ... special effects (uncredited)
Kenny Koontz ... special effects (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Emmett Bergholz ... assistant camera (uncredited)
H.J. Brandon ... grip (uncredited)
Stan Chandler ... grip (uncredited)
James Daly ... second camera operator (uncredited)
Eugene Fribourge ... grip (uncredited)
Earl Gilpin ... grip (uncredited)
Ledge Haddow ... assistant camera (uncredited)
William Handy ... grip (uncredited)
Emil Harris ... grip (uncredited)
Alexander Kahle ... still photographer (uncredited)
Jack McCrackin ... grip (uncredited)
William Monroe ... electrician (uncredited)
Eddie Pyle ... second camera operator (uncredited)
William Record ... grip (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Walter Plunkett ... wardrobe
Frank Carr ... second wardrobe man (uncredited)
Tommy Clark ... first wardrobe man (uncredited)
Bert Hall ... wardrobe: Raymond Massey (uncredited)
Ann Landers ... wardrobe: ladies (uncredited)

Editorial Department 

Douglas Travers ... montage

Other crew 

David Robel ... dance director
Stafford Campbell ... stand-in: Raymond Massey (uncredited)
Adele Cannon ... script clerk (uncredited)
Lillian K. Deighton ... technical director (uncredited)
Corynn Kiehl ... script clerk (uncredited)
Charles Leonard ... publicist (uncredited)
Louis Shapiro ... location manager (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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