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"Lincoln" trailer gets its own online premiere

Daniel Day Lewis stars as President Abraham Lincoln in this scene from director Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln." David James/Disney/DreamWorks II

Updated 7:25 PM ET

(CBS News) Movies usually get teased with a trailer and introduced at a  premiere. 

But in the case of Steven Spielberg's upcoming  film  "Lincoln," the full-length trailer received an online premiere Thursday, teased  by a short trailer released  earlier  this week.

Pictures: Daniel Day-Lewis

The trailer premiered during a Google+ hangout with the film's director, Spielberg, and cast member Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

"Lincoln" stars Daniel Day-Lewis and chronicles the last few months of the president's life, as he works to end the Civil War and abolish slavery.

The film also stars Sally Field, David Strathairn , James Spader, Hal Holbrook and Tommy Lee Jones. The screenplay, written by Tony Kushner, is based on the book "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln" by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

"Lincoln," the film, will open in theaters nationwide on Nov. 16.

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