Did You Know?
This original play includes the scene of Lincoln's assassination, but this was omitted in the telecast. See more
In the opening scene, Abraham Lincoln is shown wearing a beard when two men approach him and ask him to run for the Republican nomination as President. Lincoln was actually clean-shaven throughout his Presidential campaign; he grew the famous beard between his election and his inauguration. See more
Version of Abraham Lincoln
Introduction from "Le Coq d' Or"
Music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov See more