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Saving Lincoln (2013)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, History | 13 February 2013 (USA)
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The true story of Abraham Lincoln and his bodyguard, U.S. Marshal Ward Hill Lamon. This unique film features sets created from actual Civil War photographs.

Director:

Salvador Litvak

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Amandes ... Abraham Lincoln
Lea Coco ... Ward Hill Lamon
Penelope Ann Miller ... Mary Todd Lincoln
Bruce Davison ... William H. Seward
Creed Bratton ... Senator Charles Sumner
Saidah Arrika Ekulona ... Mrs. Elizabeth Keckly
Josh Stamberg ... Salmon P. Chase
Robert Craighead ... Edwin Stanton
Lew Temple ... Montgomery Blair
Michael Maize ... Billy Herndon
Steven Brand ... Ned Baker
Adam Croasdell ... Col. Elmer Ellsworth
Elijah Nelson ... Willie Lincoln
Joshua Rush ... Tad Lincoln
Joe Ochman ... Judge David Davis
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The true story of Abraham Lincoln and his bodyguard, U.S. Marshal Ward Hill Lamon. This unique film features sets created from actual Civil War photographs. Written by Salvador Litvak

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The true story of an epic friendship


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Not Rated
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The film uses historical photos, many from the Library of Congress, as the backdrops for the scenes in which the actors were placed via green screen. A process which director Salvador Litvak calls 'CineCollage'. See more »

Soundtracks

Jimmy Crack Corn/Blue Tail Fly
(1844)
Original attribution to Daniel Decatur Emmett (as Dan Emmett)
Arranged by Willie Aron
Lea Coco, Banjo
Vocals Performed by Lea Coco and Tom Amandes
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Interesting concept, mediocre result
29 January 2020 | by MarktheGeezerSee all my reviews

They tried to do something groundbreaking, but it didn't quite work. It is a shame, because the story is interesting. Lamon looked suspiciously like he borrowed his clothes from some old tv western.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 February 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lincoln testőre See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$700,000 (estimated)
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Color
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