Explore the life and times of our sixteenth president, the woodcutter turned ardent abolitionist who struggled against the backdrop of the Civil War to “save the Union.” With a collection of fascinating clips from films such as “Young Mr. Lincoln” and “Birth of a Nation,” which re-creates his assassination, to Bob Newhart’s razor sharp sketch, “Inventing Abraham Lincoln,” this presidential presentation paints a compelling portrait of the man, the politician, and the brilliant mind behind them both.
Get your political fix with Marquee Movie’s fun and intriguing presentation, Hail To the Chief, that delivers an entertaining presidential perspective with a collection of clips from a number of classic and modern films, such as “Young Mr. Lincoln,” “Thirteen Days,” and “1776”–a perfect choice for election season!
Who was the only president to be unanimously elected? Who adopted “Hail to the Chief” to add pizzazz to his entrances? And who was the first president whose mother was eligible to vote for him? We’ll learn the answer to these and other fascinating questions as we enjoy some of the most memorable political moments in cinematic history.