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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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Ann Rutledge
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Joshua Speed
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Billy Herndon
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Jack Armstrong (as Howard da Silva)
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Elizabeth Edwards
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Judge Bowling Green
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John McNeil
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Ben Mattling
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Denton Offut
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Seth Gale
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Stage Driver
Roger Imhof ...
Edmund Elton ...
Mr. Rutledge
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Mrs. Rutledge
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Mrs. Bowling Green
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Dr. Chandler
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John Hanks
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John Johnston
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Tom Lincoln
Alec Craig ...
Trum Cogdall
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Stonewall Jackson (uncredited)
Ted Billings ...
Onlooker at Debate (uncredited)
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Tad Lincoln (uncredited)
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Raft Steerer (uncredited)
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Willie Lincoln (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Dan Clark ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Wallis Clark ...
Politician (uncredited)
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Woman on Street (uncredited)
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John Brown (uncredited)
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Undetermined Supporting Role (uncredited)
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Lincoln's Cook (uncredited)
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Politician (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Edward Fielding ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Politician (uncredited)
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Little Girl (uncredited)
Gus Glassmire ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Adda Gleason ...
Maid (uncredited)
Jesse Graves ...
Onlooker at Debate (uncredited)
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Greeley's Secretary (uncredited)
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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)
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Abe's Friend (uncredited)
Victor Kilian ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Edwin Mills ...
Robert Lincoln (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Kathleen Proctor ...
Woman on Street (uncredited)
Lorin Raker ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Florence Rutledge ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Kathryn Sheldon ...
Minor Role (uncredited)
Napoleon Simpson ...
Gobey (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Guy Usher ...
Douglas's Crony (uncredited)
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Dr. Barrett (uncredited)
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Minor Role (uncredited)
Dorothea Wolbert ...
Woman in Store (uncredited)
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Horace Greeley (uncredited)
William Worthington ...
Minor Role (uncredited)

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)
E.T. 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

Location Management 

Louis Shapiro ... location manager (uncredited)

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)
Crew verified as complete

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