Happy Birthday Lincoln, here’s how Hollywood celebrates you…


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: http://www.thelincolnmovie.com/ or you can view the trailer here for a quick overview http://www.youtube.com/lincolnmovie

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.  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443272/fullcredits?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm#cast 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.





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