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Woods, Frank E.

Overview
Works: 64 works in 180 publications in 4 languages and 2,155 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Film adaptations  Motion picture plays  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  War films  Biography  Silent films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Writer of accompanying material, Adapter, Editor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frank E Woods
The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )
74 editions published between 1915 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
The birth of a nation D.W. Griffith's American epic ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nearly 100 years after its initial release, this film remains one of the most controversial films ever made and a landmark achievement in film history that continues to fascinate and enrage audiences. It is the epic story of two families, one Northern and one Southern, during and after the Civil War. D.W. Griffith's masterful direction combines brilliant battle scenes and tender romance with a vicious portrayal of African-Americans
The avenging conscience, or, 'Thou shalt not kill' ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Thwarted by his despotic uncle from continuing his love affair, a young man turns to thoughts of murder. Experiencing a series of visions, he sees murder as a normal course of events in life and kills his uncle. Tortured by his conscience, his future sanity is uncertain as he is assailed by nightmarish visions of what he has done. Also includes Edgar Allen Poe, a biographical short on one of history's most haunting writers
Intolerance (1916) continuity script by D. W Griffith( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The birth of a nation (1915) continuity script by Thomas F Dixon( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Judith of Bethulia (1914) shooting script by D. W Griffith( )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The birth of a nation and the Civil War films of D.W. Griffith ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Civil War spectacular. Portrays life in the South during and after the Civil War as revealed in a story depicting the war itself, the conflict between the defeated Southerners and emancipated renegade Negroes, the despoiling of the South during the carpetbagger period, and the revival of the Southern white man's honor through the efforts of the Ku Klux Klan
The avenging conscience ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1914 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Avenging conscience: A young writer who was raised by a stern uncle falls in love with a young woman. When the uncle attempts to track down the woman, the nephew kills him and then sees ghosts
Griffith masterworks 2 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of films that were directed by D.W. Griffith
The birth of a nation. D.W. Griffith's American epic ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1915 and 2011 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
Corner in wheat ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1909 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A greedy tycoon decides, on a whim, to corner the world market in wheat. This doubles the price of bread, forcing the grain's producers into charity lines and further into poverty. Shows the differences between the lives of those who work to grow the wheat and the life of the man who dabbles in its sale for profit
The sealed room ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1909 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The king constructs a cozy, windowless love-nest for himself and his concubine. However, she is not faithful to her sovereign, but consorts with the court troubadour. In fact, they use the king's new play chamber for their own love craft. When the king discovers this, he sends for his masons. With the faithless duo still inside, the masons use stone and mortar to quietly seal the only door to the vault
The birth of a nation La naissance d'une nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La guerre de Sécession endeuille deux familles amies : les Stoneman (nordistes) et les Cameron (sudistes). Le retour de paix ne calme pas les esprits et Lincoln assassiné. Les troubles naissent des politiciens véreux et des Noirs livrés à eux-mêmes. Par réaction se crée le Klu Klux Klan, justicier et vengeur
Intolerance D.W. Griffith's epic masterpiece ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Considered by many critics to be the greatest film of the silent era, Griffith used the film to answer his critics' charges of racism in his previous film, The birth of a nation. The lavish, innovative epic weaves four separate stories that depict the meance of hate, from Babylonian times to the twentieth century, tied together by a poignant motif of life's continuous struggle with good vs. evil. The dramatization of intolerance is realized through the fall of Babylon, the Pharisees' condemnation of Jesus Christ, the presecution of Huguenots in 16th-century Paris during Catehrine de Medici's regime, and a contempoary morality play wherein social reformers destroy a young couple's pursuit of happiness
The Birth of a nation adapted from Thomas Dixon's novel "The Clansman" ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1998 and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Griffith's early and controversial spectacular about life and race relations in the American South during the antebellum, Civil War and Reconstruction periods
The birth of a nation D.W. Griffith's mighty spectacle made in 1915 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the events leading up to and immediately fter the Civil War. Ben Cameron, a brave yet disillusioned Confederate soldier, creates a covert group of impassioned Southerners called the Ku Klux Klan as an answer to the supposed problem of the rise and rule of blacks and carpetbaggers. Bent on revenge, Ben leads his KKK followers in a war to suppress the black threat to white society, ultimately restoring "order" to his beloved South
D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a nation ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A civil war spectacular that portrays life in the South during and after the Civil War. The story depicts the war itself, the conflict between the defeated Southerners and emancipated renegade blacks, the despoiling of the South during the carpetbagger period, and the revival of the Southern white man's honor through the efforts of the Ku Klux Klan
El Nacimiento de una nación ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hacia 1860 la acaudalada familia Cameron recibe en su residencia del Sur a los hijos del diputado anexionista Stoneman, pero ambas familias se separan poco después al estallar la guerra civil
El nacimiento de una nación The birth[Videograbación]f a nation ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hacia 1860 la acaudalada familia Cameron recibe en su residencia del Sur a los hijos del diputado anexionista Stoneman, pero ambas familias se separan poco después al estallar la guerra civil
The short films of D.W. Griffith ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Switch tower, The Lonedale operator, and An unseen enemy are edge-of-your-seat thrillers, enhanced by Griffith's innovations. The Musketeers of Pig Alley is a landmark portrait of New York City slum life, while The little tease is a typical morality tale of the time, as a flirty mountain girl gets lured to town by a sweet-talking city slicker. Man's genesis is a prehistoric love story concerning Weakhands, a frail caveman who invents the first club for use in bashing the head of his rival for the love of Lillywhite
 
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Alternative Names
Wood Frank 1860?-1939
Wood, Frank approximately 1860-1939
Wood Frank E. 1860?-1939
Woods, F. E.
Woods, F.E. 1860-1939
Woods, F. E. (Frank E.)
Woods Frank 1860?-1939
Woods, Frank approximately 1860-1939
Woods, Frank c. 1860-1939
Languages
English (95)
Spanish (8)
French (3)
Italian (1)