The Lincoln Chronicles (2013) – By Jason S. Lockard

Abraham Lincoln; he was arguably the greatest American President of all time and just coming off of the Academy award winning performance of Daniel Day Lewis as the Great President, Mill Creek Entertainment has packaged together a definitive collection of movies and documentaries on ten DVDs about the remarkable American hero! Let’s take a look at what’s included in this collection!

Our Rating System:

****=Don’t Miss it!
***=Worth a look.
**=An Ok way to spend an evening.
*=You haven’t missed anything.

Disk 1 and 2: AMERICA THE BIRTH OF FREEDOM: A 10 part Documentary about America’s founding ideals of liberty and freedom. **

Disk 3 and 4: SANDBURG S LINCOLN: This mini-series stars Hal Holbrook in his Emmy-winning role based on Carl Sandburg s bestselling novel. ****

Disk 5,6 and 7: CIVIL WAR AMERICA DIVIDED: A 10 Part Documentary reliving the war of brother against brother. ***

Disk 8 and 9: LINCOLN: TRIAL BY FIRE: A 10-Part Documentary following the power struggle between Lincoln and General George McClellan and unravel the events that lead to the Emancipation Proclamation. ***

Disk 10: D.W. Griffith s Abraham Lincoln (1930) This early talking motion picture deals with Abraham Lincoln’s early life as a storekeeper till his assassination at Ford’s Theater. ***

If your a fan of Abraham Lincoln or you just want to learn more about this great man, you can not find a more complete collection of documentaries and movies that this one! For only $29.98 your talking just over a dollar per hour of entertainment, how can you go wrong with that! You can get a copy at Mill Creek Entertainment website at www.MillCreekEnt.com or your local DVD provider.

Moral Rating: Adult Language
Audience: Parental Guidance
Genre: Drama
Length: Over 29 Hours
DVD Released: 2013
Our DVD Rating: A