Saving Lincoln

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Synopsis

Based on a true story. When Abraham Lincoln is elected President, he brings only one friend to Washington: his banjo-playing, joke-telling former law partner and confidant, Ward Hill Lamon. Lamon is also large and handy with a gun, and when the first assassination attempt occurs in 1861, Lamon appoints himself the Presidentís bodyguard. He serves Lincoln faithfully throughout the four years of the Civil War and from this unique perspective, Lamon witnesses every aspect of Lincolnís fiery trial as Commander-in-Chief, from the constant military and political pressure, to the personal losses of friends and family members. Lamon soothes Lincolnís tormented soul, saves him from repeated attempts on his life, and introduces him at the Gettysburg Address. Lamon is not present on that fateful night at Fordís Theater in 1865 because Lincoln sends him on a mission, yet it is Lamon who redefines that tragic event in a surprising and uplifting manner.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
27% - Rotten
Audience
70% - Upright

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: February 15th, 2013 (Limited)
Video Release: June 18th, 2013 by Pictures From the Fringe
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Keywords: Political, Biography, Civil War, Bodyguard, Hitmen
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Pictures From the Fringe, Lane Street Pictures

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Cast

Tom Amandes    Abraham Lincoln
Lea Coco    Ward Hill Lamon
Saidah Arrike Ekulona    Mrs. Elizabeth Keckly
Creed Bratton    Senator Charles Sumner
Josh Stamberg    Salmon P. Chase
Bruce Davison    William Seward
Penelope Ann Miller    Mary Todd Lincoln
Lew Temple    Montgomery Blair
Steven Brand    Ned Baker
Elijah Nelson    Willie Lincoln

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Salvador Litvak
Screenwriter    Nina Davidovich
Screenwriter    Salvador Litvak
Producer    Salvador Litvak
Producer    Reuben Lim
Executive Producer    Horatio C. Kemeny
Editor    Josh Noyes
Costume Designer    Carin Jacobs
Production Designer    Gabor Norman
Cinematographer    Alexandre Naufel
Composer    Mark Adler
Casting Director    Matthew Lessal

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