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The birth of a nation

Author: Thomas DixonD W GriffithLillian GishHenry B WalthallMae MarshAll authors
Publisher: Wellington, FL : Inspired, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This epic Civil War drama, using the interwoven stories of two families, one Southern and one Northern, is one of the most influential films in the history of the cinema and, because of its racism, one of the most controversial.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Silent films
Historical films
War films
Film adaptations
Drama
History
Named Person: Thomas Dixon; Thomas Dixon
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Dixon; D W Griffith; Lillian Gish; Henry B Walthall; Mae Marsh; Miriam Cooper; Robert Harron; Wallace Reid; Donald Crisp; Raoul Walsh; Harry E Aitken; Frank E Woods; G W Bitzer; Griffith Feature Films,; David W. Griffith Corporation,; Epoch Producing Corporation,; Inspired Corporation.; Inspired Distribution.
OCLC Number: 853458438
Language Note: Silent film with English intertitles; with orchestral score.
Notes: Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1915.
Some segments are color tinted and some are sepia toned.
Some cast and production credits from Wikipedia and IMDb.
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.
Cast: Lillian Gish, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid, Donald Crisp, Raoul Walsh.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 187 min.) : sound, black and with color sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Birth of a nation (Motion picture : 1915)
D.W. Griffith's The birth of a nation
Responsibility: Griffith Feature Films ; produced by D. W. Griffith ; Epoch Producing Corporation.

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This epic Civil War drama, using the interwoven stories of two families, one Southern and one Northern, is one of the most influential films in the history of the cinema and, because of its racism, one of the most controversial.

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