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|Named Person:||D W Griffith; Edgar Allan Poe; Abraham Lincoln|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
D W Griffith; Lillian Gish; Richard Barthelmess; Lowell Sherman; Anthony P Kelly; Kevin Brownlow; David Gill; Lindsay Anderson; Frank E Woods; Henry B Walthall; Blanche Sweet; Mae March; Barry O'Moore; Linda Arvidson; Stephen Vincent Benét; Gerrit J Lloyd; John W Considine, Jr.; Anita Loos; John Emerson; Walter Huston; Una Merkel; Kay Hammond; Forrest Halsey; W C Fields; Carol Dempster; Alfred Lunt; Effie Shannon; Erville Alderson; Glenn Anders; Charles Hammond; Roy Applegate; Lottie Blair Parker; Edgar Allan Poe; Dorothy Donnelly; Kino International Corporation.; Photoplay Productions.; Thames Television, ltd.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Channel Four (Great Britain); FremantleMedia.
|Language Note:||Abraham Lincoln, The struggle, and D.W. Griffith : father of film have sound; others are silent with musical acc. and intertitles.|
|Notes:||Title from container.
Way down east based on the play by Lottie Blair Parker.
The avenging conscience based on Tell-tale heart and Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe.
Sally of the sawdust from the play "Poppy" by Dorothy Donnelly.
Way down east is col. tinted; D.W. Griffith : father of film is col. and b&w; others are b&w.
Includes special features.
|Credits:||Way down east, Abraham Lincoln: photographed by G.W. Bitzer and Hendrick Sartov.
The avenging conscience, Edgar Allen Poe: photographed by G.W. Bitzer.
The struggle: photographed by Joseph Ruttenberg.
Sally of the sawdust: photographed bt Harry Fischbeck ; music composed and performed by Donald Sosin.
|Performer(s):||Cast for Way down east: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Lowell Sherman, Creighton Hale, Burr McIntosh.
D.W. Griffith, father of film: narrator, Lindsay Anderson.
Cast for The avenging conscience: Henry B. Walthall, Blanche Sweet, Mae Marsh.
Cast for Edgar Allen Poe [sic]: Herbert Yost, Linda Arvidson.
Cast for Abraham Lincoln: Walter Huston, Una Merkel, Kay Hammond.
Cast for The struggle: Hal Skelly, Zita Johann, Evelyn Baldwin.
Cast for Sally of the sawdust: W.C. Fields, Carol Dempster, Alfred Lunt, Effie Shannon, Erville Alderson, Glen Anders, Charles Hammond, Roy Applegate.
|Description:||5 videodiscs : sd., b&w, col., col. tinted ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; Dolby digital.|
|Contents:||Way down east (1920, 149 min.) / directed by D.W. Griffith ; screenplay by Anthony Paul Kelly --
D.W. Griffith : father of film (1993, 156 min.) / a Photoplay production ; co-produced by Thames Television plc & Thirteen/WNET for Channel Four ; written, produced and directed by Kevin Brownlow and David Gill --
The avenging conscience, or, "Thou shalt not kill" (1914, 91 min.) / written and directed by D.W. Griffith --
Edgar Allen Poe [sic] (1909, 7 min.) ; directed by D.W. Griffith ; screenplay by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods --
Abraham Lincoln (1930, 93 min.) / produced and directed by D.W. Griffith ; screenplay by Stephen Vincent Benet and Gerrit Lloyd ; story by John W. Considine, Jr. --
The struggle (1931, 93 min.) / produced and directed by D.W. Griffith ; screenplay by Anita Loos and John Emerson --
Sally of the sawdust (1925, 113 min.) / produced and directed by D.W. Griffith ; screenplay by Forrest Halsey.
|Series Title:||Griffith masterworks 2.|
|Other Titles:||Way down east.
D.W. Griffith : father of film.
Edgar Allen Poe.
Edgar Allan Poe.
Sally of the sawdust.
Griffith masterworks two
- Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
- Betrayal -- Drama.
- Griffith, D. W. -- (David Wark), -- 1875-1948.
- Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography. -- Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.
- Families -- Drama.
- Uncles -- Death -- Drama.
- Ghosts plays.
- Poe, Edgar Allan, -- 1809-1849 -- Drama.
- Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Drama.
- Alcoholism -- Drama.
- Orphans -- Drama.
- Swindlers and swindling -- Drama.