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Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) 1875-1948

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The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( visu )
263 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,999 libraries worldwide
This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history
Intolerance a drama of comparisons by D. W Griffith( visu )
251 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,047 libraries worldwide
Switches back and forth between four separate stories from Babylonian times to the twentieth century to show humanity's inhumanity and intolerance through the ages. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story treats the life of Christ. The French story centers on the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572. The modern story is set in an American mill town and the slum area of an American city
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl by D. W Griffith( visu )
147 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,653 libraries worldwide
A young Chinaman in London's squalid Limehouse district hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a pitiful street waif who is mistreated by her brutal father. The result is tragedy
Orphans of the storm by D. W Griffith( visu )
54 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 917 libraries worldwide
Two sisters are caught up in the French revolution of 1789
Way down East by D. W Griffith( visu )
76 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 763 libraries worldwide
Melodrama about a young woman who is lured into a fake marriage, has a child and is abandoned
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( visu )
63 editions published between 1930 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 568 libraries worldwide
Abraham Lincoln: An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States focusing on Lincoln's personal tragedies as well as his great accomplishments
Landmarks of early film by David Shepard( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 556 libraries worldwide
A compilation of the very earliest films from the first projections of moving images to the advent of the feature film, an area of film history often underseen, underappreciated and understudied
Sally of the sawdust by D. W Griffith( visu )
34 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 355 libraries worldwide
A carnival barker/conman becomes an unlikely guardian for an orphaned circus waif. When he tries to return the child to her wealthy but contemptuous grandparents he finds himself suddenly being chased by both sides of the law
D.W. Griffith : years of discovery, 1909-1913 ( visu )
6 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Twenty two of the best early films directed by D.W. Griffith which helped shape cinematic narrative for two generations
Comedy, spectacle and new horizons ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
A collection of early motion picture films, focusing especially on the first films that began to reflect modern cinematic conventions. Includes works by Pathé Frères, Max Linder, the Vitagraph Company, Alice Guy Blaché, and D.W. Griffith
The birth of a nation : D.W. Griffith's American epic ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Nearly 100 years after its initial release, this film remains one of the most controversial films ever made and a landmark achievement in film history that continues to fascinate and enrage audiences. It is the epic story of two families, one Northern and one Southern, during and after the Civil War. D.W. Griffith's masterful direction combines brilliant battle scenes and tender romance with a vicious portrayal of African-Americans
The great train robbery and other primary works by Edwin S Porter( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 263 libraries worldwide
This special edition contains two versions of this historically significant western the original silent archival version and a digitally enhanced version with new music, effects track and color sequences
Way down East a simple story of plain people ( visu )
25 editions published between 1920 and 2001 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Impoverished Anna Moore lives in a New England village with her elderly mother. Anna sets out to petition her wealthy city-dwelling Aunt Emma for help. At Aunt Emma's Anna meets rich, idle, womanizer Lennox Sanderson, who uses a mock marriage to compel her surrender to his seduction. When Anna announces that she is pregnant, the cad reveals the truth then deserts her. Anna's baby dies, her mother passes away. Abandoned and orphaned she finds refuge working on the Bartlett farm--a shamed woman who only wishes to keep her secret. David Bartlett has fallen in love with the gentle servant girl, however, and refuses to let the Puritanical justifications of a stuffy and unfeeling society alter his feelings
Intolerance A sun-play of the ages : A drama of comparisons ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Four separate stories are interwoven: the fall of Babylon, the death of Christ, the massacre of the Huguenots and a contemporary drama, all crosscut and building with enormous energy to a thrilling chase and finale
Saved from the flames 54 rare and restored films 1896-1944 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in No Linguistic Content and held by 227 libraries worldwide
"A unique and wonderful collection of 54 rare and restored short films from the inflammable years of cinema. Movies were once made on nitrate film stock, which has a chemical composition similar to gunpowder and is highly vulnerable to fire and decay. This remarkable seven-hour anthology, organized in eight thematic groups over three DVDs, presents amazing treasures from the vaults of Lobster Films in Paris and from the Blackhawk Films Collection, rescued during half a century of gathering movies from the nitrate era."--Container
True heart Susie the story of a plain girl ( visu )
28 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 187 libraries worldwide
True heart Susie: A young girl sells the family cow to anonymously finance her sweetheart's education, only to find he's left her for a modern woman
Origins of the gangster film D.W. Griffith's The narrow road (1912) and Maurice Tourneur's Alias Jimmy Valentine (1915) ( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
The narrow road: The story of Elmer Booth, a criminal who was pursued by a suspicious detective, Alfred Paget. Alias Jimmy Valentine takes up all the familiar elements of the crime drama with suspense and wit. It is the visual style, however, that remains the most stunning
The avenging conscience, or, 'Thou shalt not kill' ( visu )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 153 libraries worldwide
An elaboration of Poe's "The tell-tale heart."
Intolerance love's struggle through the ages ( visu )
13 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Uses four separate historical events from the fall of Babylon to the twentieth century to show that intolerance pervades the minds of all people. Griffith's first film after his Birth of a nation, made in response to charges of racial prejudice
The battle at Elderbush Gulch ( visu )
23 editions published between 1913 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 144 libraries worldwide
The Battle at Elderbush Gulch begins with Mae Marsh and her little sister meeting Lillian Gish and her family on the stagecoach bound for the frontier settlement of Elderbush Gulch. The girls' arrival is welcomed with enthusiasm until the ranch foreman for their uncle, with whom they've come to live, refuses to let them keep their puppies in the house. Left outside, the pups run away and fall into the hands of two young Indians who, amazed at their good fortune, prepare to eat them. Marsh's screams alert her uncle, who comes running with his gun and shoots one of the braves. Unfortunately, the victim turns out to be the son of the chief. To avenge the death of his son, the chief organizes an attack on Elderbush Gulch
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controlled identity Warwick, Grenville, 1875-1948

Brayington, Lawrence 1875-1948
D.W. Griffith Amerikaans filmregisseur
David Wark Griffith
David Wark Griffith director cinematográfico estadounidense
David Wark Griffith réalisateur américain
David Wark Griffith regista statunitense
David Wark Griffith US-amerikanischer Schauspieler, Regisseur und Filmproduzent
De Tolignac, Gaston
Deivids Vorks Grifits
DeTolignac, Gaston 1875-1948
Fremont Marian 1875-1948
Griffit, Dėvid Uork 1875-1948
Griffith, D.W.
Griffith D. W. 1875-1948
Griffith, David Llewelyn Wark.
Griffith, David Llewelyn Wark 1875-1948
Griffith, David W. 1875-1948
Griffith, David Wark 1875-1948
Griffith, Lawrence 1875-1948
Griffith, Thomas 1875-1948
Hicks, Granville 1875-1948
Lawrence, Alfred 1875-1948
Marier, Victor 1875-1948
Marier, Victor, Captain 1875-1948
Sinclair, Irene 1875-1948
Sinclair, Roy 1875-1948
Tolignac, Gaston de
Tolignac, Gaston de 1875-1948
Tolignac, M. Gaston de 1875-1948
Wark Griffith, David 1875-1948
Warwick Granville 1875-1948
Warwick, Grenville 1875-1948
Гриффит, Дэвид Уорк 1875-1948
Девід Ворк Гріффіт
Девід Ворк Гріффіт 1875-1948
Дейвид Уорк Грифит
Дейвид Уорк Грифит 1875-1948
Дејвид В. Грифит
Дэвид Уорк Гриффит
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