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The Lincoln Conspiracy (1977)

G | | Drama | October 1977 (USA)
Sunn Classics "speculative fiction" film proposing a theory that the killer of Abe Lincoln escaped to Canada instead of being tracked down and killed soon after the assassination.

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Sunn Classics "speculative fiction" film proposing a theory that the killer of Abe Lincoln escaped to Canada instead of being tracked down and killed soon after the assassination. Written by Keath

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You know the story ---- now see the FACTS! The truth behind the assassination of President Lincoln. See more »

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Final film of Robert Middleton. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hangar 18 (1989) See more »

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Speculative Docudrama.
24 August 2013 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Another Schick Sunn Classic films presentation, this time about a possible conspiracy involving the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, well played by John Anderson. Bradford Dillman plays his assassin John Wilkes Booth(no doubt about his guilt is there?!)

Film suggests that Booth was used in a bigger conspiracy than history has recorded, and certainly I don't remember this from my history books! Nonetheless, I found this film interesting to a point, and again it has nostalgic value to it, so earnestly is it told, that I couldn't bring myself to have disdain for it, like some reviewers have.

Not in the same league as "JFK"(1991) of course, but I wonder if a young Oliver Stone was inspired by it! Not on DVD yet, but can be currently seen on YouTube.


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