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The birth of a nation

Author: D W GriffithHarry E AitkenLillian GishHenry B WalthallMae MarshAll authors
Publisher: Chatsworth, Calif. : Image Entertainment [distributor, 1998]
Series: Blackhawk Films collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history.
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Feature films
Drama
Film adaptations
History
Named Person: Thomas Dixon; Thomas Dixon
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: D W Griffith; Harry E Aitken; Lillian Gish; Henry B Walthall; Mae Marsh; Miriam Cooper; Robert Harron; Wallace Reid; Donald Crisp; Raoul Walsh; G W Bitzer; Erich Von Stroheim; Thomas Dixon; Film Preservation Associates.; Image Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 40736755
Language Note: Silent film with English intertitles; music sound track added in 1992.
Notes: Title from container.
Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon.
Originally produced as a silent motion picture in 1915.
Some segments are color tinted and some are sepia toned.
Special features: The making of The birth of a nation, compiled and written by Russell Merritt, produced and narrated by David Shepard, and produced by Film Preservation Associates in 1992 (24 min.); other related materials.
Credits: Producers, D. W. Griffith & Harry E. Aitken ; director, D. W. Griffith ; assistant directors, Eric Von Stroheim, Jack Conway & Raoul Walsh ; writers, D. W. Griffith & Frank E. Woods ; photography, G. W. Bitzer ; produced for video by Film Preservation Associates.
Cast: Lillian Gish, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid, Donald Crisp, Raoul Walsh.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (187 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital stereo; standard version.
Series Title: Blackhawk Films collection.
Other Titles: Making of The birth of a nation.
Birth of a nation (Motion picture)
David Wark Griffith presents the birth of a nation
Responsibility: David W. Griffith Corporation.

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This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history.

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