Sunday, 3 February 2013
His Truth Is Marching On?
One trusts that Lincoln does not end in the same way as at least one earlier film of its eponymous hero's life.
To the strains of the chorus from The Battle Hymn of the Republic, Lincoln's soul ascends from his newly assassinated body, to be embraced at the Pearly Gates by the soul of George Washington.
"Glory, Glory, Hallelujah," indeed.