Film Trailers World: 1860s


Showing posts with label 1860s. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1860s. Show all posts

November 09, 2014

The Passion of Miss Augusta (2013) Trailer

The Passion of Miss Augusta

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World famous Southern novelist Augusta Jane Evans breaks with Yankee publisher James Spaulding in 1860 and turns her story into St. Elmo, one of the two best selling American novels of the 19th century, here adapted as both a silent film and a 1950s Southern Gothic tale: A fiercely independent young woman fends off a Byronic, self-obsessed male and pursues her own ambition despite the disapproval of society. 
Written by Anonymous

November 06, 2014

Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) Trailer

Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Abe Lincoln in Illinois is a 1940 biographical film which tells the story of the life of Abraham Lincoln from his departure from Kentucky until his election as President of the United States.

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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. Written by garykmcd


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