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Young Mr. Lincoln (The Criterion Collection) [Blu-ray]

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Actor: Henry Fonda

Audience Rating: NR (Not Rated)

Director: John Ford

Edition: Criterion Collection

Format: Special Edition

Number Of Discs: 1

Publisher: Criterion Collection

Release Date: 2018-01-09

Running Time: 100

Details: Few American historical figures are as revered as Abraham Lincoln, and few director-star collaborations embody classic Hollywood cinema as beautifully as the one between John Ford and Henry Fonda. This film, their first together, was Ford s equally poetic and significant follow-up to the groundbreaking western STAGECOACH, and in it Fonda gives one of the finest performances of his career, as the young president-to-be, a novice lawyer struggling with an incendiary murder case. Photographed in gorgeous black and white by Ford s frequent collaborator Bert Glennon, YOUNG MR. LINCOLN is a compassionate and assured work and an indelible piece of Americana.

BLU-RAY SPECIAL EDITION FEATURES
- New 4K digital restoration, with uncompressed monaural soundtrack
- New audio commentary featuring film scholar Joseph McBride (SEARCHING FOR JOHN FORD: A LIFE)
- OMNIBUS: "JOHN FORD', part one: filmmaker Lindsay Anderson s profile of the life and work of director John Ford before World War II
- Talk show appearance by actor Henry Fonda from 1975
- Audio interviews from the seventies with Ford and Fonda, conducted by the director s grandson Dan Ford
- Academy Award radio dramatization of the film
- PLUS: An essay by critic Geoffrey O Brien and an homage to Ford by filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein

UPC: 715515208710

EAN: 0715515208710