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The Birth of a nation.

Author: D W Griffith; Thomas Dixon
Publisher: New York, NY : VCI Home Video, 1998, ©1915.
Series: VCI classics.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A major milestone in the history of cinema, The Birth of a Nation marked the birth of the epic film. It was adapted from the controversial novel The Clansman, depicting the intense drama of the Civil War. A mere five decades separates that great conflict from the making of the film.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Silent films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: D W Griffith; Thomas Dixon
ISBN: 1557398771 9781557398772
OCLC Number: 41473967
Notes: Adapted from Thomas Dixon's novel, The Clansman.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1915.
Credits: Producer, D.W. Griffith; photography, G.W. Bitzer.
Cast: Henry Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Mae Marsh, Ralph Lewis, Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid, Donald Crisp, Raoul Walsh.
Description: 1 videocassette (125 min.) : si., black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: VCI classics.

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A major milestone in the history of cinema, The Birth of a Nation marked the birth of the epic film. It was adapted from the controversial novel The Clansman, depicting the intense drama of the Civil War. A mere five decades separates that great conflict from the making of the film.

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