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Young Mr. Lincoln

Directed by John Ford
United States, 1939

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Synopsis

In John Ford’s Young Mr. Lincoln, Henry Fonda gives one of the finest performances of his career, as the young president-to-be, struggling with an incendiary murder case as a novice lawyer. Compassionate and assured, this is an indelible piece of Americana.

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Young Mr. Lincoln
Directed by John Ford

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1940 | Nominee: Best Writing, Original Story

National Board of Review

1939 | Winner: Top Ten Films

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1939 | 2nd place: Best Actor

National Film Preservation Board

2003 | Winner: National Film Registry

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