Biopic of Abe Lincoln, 16th President of he United States, from his early days in backwoods Kentucky to his election as President. After a time running livestock to New Orleans, he settles in New Salem where he meets and falls in love with Ann Rutledge who is already engaged to someone. Abe makes a home for himself in New Salem, eventually running a store and becoming the postmaster. He's popular with the locals and is eventually elected to the State legislature but afterward established himself in the practice of law. He eventually meets Mary Todd who would become his wife and and is sent to Washington as a Congressman before he is elected president.
Did You Know?
As Lincoln is leaving the station on his way to Washington for the inauguration, and the crowd is crying out, "Goodbye, Mr. Lincoln," one of the extras clearly yells out, "Goodbye, Mr. Massey." See more
President of the United States! If they get him back there into Washington, he won't ever come out alive.
[a shocked Mary drops a pot
The Battle Cry of Freedom
Music by George Frederick Root
Played by a band in a parade
Reprized by an Army band as Lincoln rides to the White House See more