It’s President Lincoln’s birthday here in the US of A and what better way to celebrate the man than to show some behind the scenes footage of the movie “Lincoln”, and well if you are a shopper I guess there are sales you could go to and celebrate that way instead. But if you enjoy movies and reading, checkout these videos and articles.
If you aren’t up to speed on Lincoln the movie, here is the link to the official website:
or you can view the trailer here for a quick overview
Can’t get enough of behind the scenes action? Checkout this great interview and video spotlight with Daniel Day Lewis discussing how he interpreted the role.
And because I feel the crew never gets enough spotlight here are some of the great workers behind the making of Lincoln
Composer– John Williams
Producer- Kathleen Kennedy
Visual Effects Supervisor- Ben Morris
Costume Designer- Joanna Johnston
Production Designer- Rick Carter
Editor- Michael Kahn, A.C.E.
Director of Photography- Janusz Kaminski –
Executive Producer- Jonathan King
Executive Producer– Jeff Skoll
Executive Producer- Daniel Lupi
Screenplay- Tony Kusner
For full cast and crew credits here is the link to IMDB.
And if you aren’t familiar with this url it is Internet Movie Database, the leading authority on all things movie, TV and celebrity information.
And for more interesting info just to stir things up a bit, checkout this article that gives you the scoop on what Hollywood got wrong about the Lincoln era.
Further more updated information there is an open letter sent about criticism of the errors. And you can read that here as well.
Happy Lincoln’s day! Hope you enjoyed the trip down Hollywood’s version of history and learned some behind the scenes info on how we get things done in the entertainment world.
- An Anniversary Celebration: Lincoln DVDs For U.S. Schools (entertainment.time.com)
- How Abraham Lincoln lost his birthday holiday (constitutioncenter.org)
- Happy Birthday Abe Lincoln (markitmotion.typepad.com)
- Disney will give “Lincoln” DVD to every middle, high school in U.S. (denverpost.com)
- LINCOLN to be Distributed to All U.S. Middle & High Schools (chipandco.com)
- The Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg Invites Public to Sign Virtual Birthday Card for Lincoln (prweb.com)