From School Library Journal
Adult/High School—This edition includes new entries, works inadvertently omitted from the 1999 edition, corrections, and some revised opinions. It is arranged alphabetically by title beginning with A. Lincoln—A Story of His Joys and Sorrow
and closes with Zoolander
. Productions discussed include those in which Lincoln is the main character as well as those in which he makes an appearance or there is only a short reference to him. They present a variety of interpretations and most reflect the times in which they were made (1901–2007). Each entry includes the date of release, cast names, the studio or production company, and length, followed by a brief albeit thorough summary and commentary. Black-and-white photographs are scattered throughout. There is a helpful chronological listing of films and television productions and a 10-page index. This alpha presentation of nearly 300 works is an intriguing read and an informative reference tool. A welcome addition to the flood of Lincoln books in this bicentennial year.—Patricia Ann Owens, Wabash Valley College, Mt. Carmel, IL
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