Director Lamont Johnson
Country United States
|Writer Gore Vidal, Ernest Kinoy|
Release date March 27, 1988
Cast Mary Tyler Moore, Ruby Dee
Episodes 1 Episode 1Season 1 - Mar 27 - 1988, 1 Episode 1, 1 Episode 1Season 1 - Mar 27 - 1988, 1 Episode 1
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Lincoln is a 1988 American television mini-series starring Sam Waterston as Abraham Lincoln, Mary Tyler Moore as Mary Todd Lincoln, and Richard Mulligan as William H. Seward. It was directed by Lamont Johnson and was based on Gore Vidal’s novel. It covers the period from Lincoln’s election as President of the United States to the time of his assassination
Lamont Johnson won an Emmy for directing Lincoln. The mini-series was also nominated for Outstanding Hairstyling for a Mini-series or a Special, Outstanding Art Direction in a Mini-series or a Special, Outstanding Costume Design for a Mini-series or a Special, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Mini-series or a Special (Mary Tyler Moore), Outstanding Directing in a Mini-series or a Special, Outstanding Mini-series and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Mini-series or a Special (Ruby Dee) at the 40th Primetime Emmy Awards.
The film was shot almost entirely in Richmond, Virginia and it cost $8 million to produce.
ReferencesLincoln (miniseries) Wikipedia
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