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The birth of a nation

Author: D W GriffithFrank E WoodsLillian GishMae MarshHenry B WalthallAll authors
Publisher: New York : Kino on Video, ©1992.
Series: Masterworks of D.W. Griffith.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
Summary:
The most popular silent film of all time, this Civil War epic focuses on the northern Stoneman family, and the southern Cameron family before, during, and after the Civil War. Portrays life in the South during Reconstruction as rife with conflict between the defeated southern whites and the emancipated, renegade Blacks, which is resolved through the inception of the Ku Klux Klan.
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Feature films
Fiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: D W Griffith; Frank E Woods; Lillian Gish; Mae Marsh; Henry B Walthall; Miriam Cooper; Robert Harron; Wallace Reid; Bessie Love; Elmo Lincoln; Raoul Walsh; Donald Crisp; G W Bitzer; Joseph Carl Breil; Russell Merritt; David Shepard; Thomas Dixon; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 38562167
Notes: Adapted from the novel, The clansman, by Thomas Dixon.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1915.
Contains: The making of The birth of a nation, compiled and written by Russell Merritt ; produced by David Shepard ; directed by Roger G. Beecher.
Durations: 157 min.; 30 min.
Stereo.
Credits: Photography, G.W. Bitzer ; original music, Joseph Carl Breil; music arranger, Eric Beheim.
Cast: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid, Bessie Love, Elmo Lincoln, Raoul Walsh, Donald Crisp.
Description: 2 videocassettes (187 min.) : sound, color tinted ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Making The birth of a nation (30 min.).
Series Title: Masterworks of D.W. Griffith.
Other Titles: Making of The birth of a nation.
D.W. Griffith's The birth of a nation
Responsibility: D.W. Griffith presents ; produced under the direction of D.W. Griffith ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods.

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The most popular silent film of all time, this Civil War epic focuses on the northern Stoneman family, and the southern Cameron family before, during, and after the Civil War. Portrays life in the South during Reconstruction as rife with conflict between the defeated southern whites and the emancipated, renegade Blacks, which is resolved through the inception of the Ku Klux Klan.

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