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D.W. Griffith : father of film

Author: Kevin BrownlowDavid GillSusan LacyIan MartinLindsay AndersonAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Kino International, ©2008.
Series: Griffith masterworks 2.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this acclaimed three-part documentary, celebrated film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill tell the proud, sad story of D.W. Griffith. The man who first brought artistry and ambition to the movies, and then, having dragged a reluctant American film industry to international prominence, found it had no more use for him. Includes interviews with people who worked with him, his family and extracts of his work.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary films
Biographical films
Biography
Named Person: D W Griffith; D W Griffith
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Brownlow; David Gill; Susan Lacy; Ian Martin; Lindsay Anderson; Thames Television, ltd.; FremantleMedia.; Photoplay Productions.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Channel Four (Great Britain); Kino International Corporation.
ISBN: 6312473279 9786312473275
OCLC Number: 277041906
Notes: Originally produced as episodes of American masters in 1993.
Credits: Music, Carl Davis, Nic Raine, Philip Appleby ; music conducted by Harry Rabinowitz.
Cast: Narrated by Lindsay Anderson.
Description: 1 videodisc (156 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1.
Contents: Episode one (1875-1915) (53 min.) --
episode two (1915-1921) (53 min.) --
episode three (1921-1948) (53 min.).
Series Title: Griffith masterworks 2.
Other Titles: Father of film
American masters (Television program)
Responsibility: Thames ; FremantleMedia ; Photoplay Productions, Ltd. ; a Photoplay Production co-produced by Thames Television plc & Thirteen/WNET for Channel Four ; written and produced by Kevin Brownlow & David Gill ; executive producer for American Masters, Susan Lacy ; executive producer for Thames Television, Ian Martin.

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In this acclaimed three-part documentary, celebrated film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill tell the proud, sad story of D.W. Griffith. The man who first brought artistry and ambition to the movies, and then, having dragged a reluctant American film industry to international prominence, found it had no more use for him. Includes interviews with people who worked with him, his family and extracts of his work.

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