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

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The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith( Visual )

373 editions published between 1914 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,907 WorldCat member 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 : love's struggle through the ages by D. W Griffith( Visual )

197 editions published between 1916 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,135 WorldCat member 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
Way down East by D. W Griffith( Visual )

105 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Melodrama about a young woman who is lured into a fake marriage, becomes pregnant and is abandoned. She moves to a small town and falls in love with a wealthy but humble man, but cannot escape her scandalous past
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl( Visual )

69 editions published between 1918 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a tender yet tragic tale of love and suffering in the seedy Limehouse district of London. A young Chinese man hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a frail waif who is abused by her brutal boxer father
Orphans of the storm by D. W Griffith( Visual )

62 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters are caught up in the French revolution of 1789
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith( Visual )

73 editions published between 1919 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 741 WorldCat member 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
Broken blossoms by D. W Griffith( Visual )

101 editions published between 1918 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member 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. Nursing her back to health, tragedy results when an unspoken romance flowers between them
Landmarks of early film by David Shepard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the earliest silent films including the works of Edison, the Lumière Brothers, Porter, Méliès, and Griffith
Intolerance : a drama of comparisons( Visual )

3 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 486 WorldCat member 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
Sally of the sawdust( Visual )

36 editions published between 1925 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 376 WorldCat member 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's Biograph shorts( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The selection of motion pictures featured in this disc set traces D.W. Griffith's rapid development as a filmmaker during his five years stint at the Biograph Company"--Container
The Battle of the Sexes by D. W Griffith( Visual )

12 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DW Griffith is properly esteemed as the Father of Film from his years of discovery making short films at the pioneer Biograph Company and for such pioneering features as The Birth of a Nation, Intolerance, Broken Blossoms, Way Down East and Orphans of the Storm, but his later films - several of them lost or almost unavailable - are often dismissed as back efforts of a talent in decline. Griffith's 1928 comedy-drama The Battle of the Sexes belies this perception. The story involves a middle-aged magnate (humanitarian Jean Hersholt, whose film performances extended from Greed to Dr. Christian) who makes a fool of himself when he strays from his loving but frowsy wife (Belle Bennett, so unforgettable in Stella Dallas) and children (Billy Bakewell and Sally O'Neill) into the cynical arms of a gold digger (Phyllis Haver) and her dishonest lover (Don Alvarado). As these characters are hurt and healed, Griffith expertly draws fine lines between tragedy and comedy, and his skill makes all the difference between emotional satisfaction and formulaic melodrama. Like so many of Griffith's earlier films, there must be elements of autobiography in this one, for the 53-year-old filmmaker's sympathy is all with the middle-aged philanderer whose relationships with women are no less myopic than Griffith's own. Coming in the year of transition to sound, The Battle of the Sexes was originally released with synchronized recorded music, including an obligatory song. Griffith is reported to have been critical of the music, which has been lost in any case, but compilers Rodney Sauer and Susan Hall worked the song into the new score prepared for this edition and recorded in digital stereo by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra. The image has been digitally mastered from a vintage print made directly from the original camera negative
Intolerance : love's struggle throughout the ages by D. W Griffith( Visual )

42 editions published between 1916 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprised of four separate, interwoven stories, unified by the common theme of man's inhumanity to man. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story features 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
D.W. Griffith : years of discovery, 1909-1913( Visual )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty two of the best early films directed by D.W. Griffith which helped shape cinematic narrative for two generations
The birth of a nation : D.W. Griffith's American epic( Visual )

12 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2003 marks the 100th anniversary of the release of "The Great Train Robbery," not only the first western film -- but also the first motion picture produced which contained a coherent plot! It was also one of the very first box office blockbusters, instantly becoming a huge commercial success and spawning many outright imitations. Featuring Gilbert M. "Broncho Billy" Anderson in four separate roles, the 740-foot film catapulted him into some 375 other pictures and set numerous precedents in filmmaking techniques. This 100th anniversary special edition version contains two versions of this historically significant western, the original silent archival version provided by the Library of Congress and a digitally enhanced version with a new music and effects track and color tinted sequences. In addition, we are presenting three other important silent classics, which feature two of the greatest contributors to the heritage of western cinema -- William S. Hart and Tom Mix and one of the most influential filmmakers of all time, D. W. Griffith. "The Heart of Texas Ryan" (1916), featuring the legendary Tom Mix -- one of the most flamboyant, true-life cowboy heroes of the silent era -- is filled with the kind of action Tom Mix fans loved, including a kidnapping, fistfights and a last-minute rescue. The second feature, "Tumbleweeds" (1925) starred the great William S. Hart, in his last and biggest film. Hart co-directed with King Baggott and many consider it worthy of being ranked with "The Covered Wagon" and "The Iron Horse" as a major western epic. The highlight of the film is a spectacular recreation of the Cherokee Strip land rush, which, according to William K. Everson writing in his own A Pictorial History of the Western Film, "was not only splendidly staged and photographed but also edited with a precision and a mathematical rhythm worthy of Eisenstein." As a special bonus the disc also includes one of D. W. Griffith's best films, "The Battle Of Elderbush Gulch" (1913) featuring Lillian Gish and Mae Marsh as two Eastern gals who move out West and encounter hostile Indians. All of these silent films have been enhanced with music and effects tracks and special prologues have been narrated by Will Hutchins (TV's "Sugarfoot"). - Container
Tell me a story( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Narratives from 1912-1913: D.W. Griffith's For his son, Lois Weber's Suspense, and Thomas Ince's The heart of an Indian, all mastered from beautiful 35mm film elements
The curtain pole( Visual )

3 editions published between 1908 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man, attempting to help his hostess install a curtain pole, accidentally breaks it and goes out to retrieve another. The comedy begins when he tries to carry the very long curtain pole back to his hostess' home.-
The struggle by D. W Griffith( Visual )

11 editions published between 1931 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A departure from the historical super-productions for which he was known, The struggle was an intimate drama of an American everyman who falls victim to the debilitating affliction of alcoholism. No stranger to the destructive influence of drink, Griffith pulls no punches in dramatizing its potential horrors, especially in the terrifying climax when Jimmie, tormented by delirium tremors, attacks his young daughter (Edna Hagan) in the hovel that was once their happy home
Intolerance : a sun-play of the ages : A drama of comparisons( Visual )

3 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 236 WorldCat member 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
 
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The birth of a nation
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Way down EastOrphans of the stormD.W. Griffith : an American lifeD.W. Griffith, American film masterStagestruck filmmaker : D.W. Griffith & the American theatreD.W. Griffith's The birth of a nation : a history of "the most controversial motion picture of all time"D.W. Griffith and the origins of American narrative film : the early years at Biograph
Alternative Names

controlled identityWarwick, Grenville, 1875-1948

Arvidson, Linda

Brayington, Lawrence 1875-1948

D. W. Griffith

D. W. Griffith American film director and producer

D. W. Griffith americký režisér

D. W. Griffith Amerikaans filmregisseur

D. W. Griffith amerikai filmrendező, forgatókönyvíró, színész és filmproducer

D. W. Griffith pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

D. W. Griffith yhdysvaltalainen elokuvaohjaaja

D・W・グリフィス

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

Griffit, Dėvid Uork 1875-1948

Griffith D.W.

Griffith D. W. 1875-1948

Griffith, D.W. 1875-1948 regisseur

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

Griffith, David Lewelyn Wark 1875-1948

Griffith, David Llewelyn Wark.

Griffith, David Llewelyn Wark 1875-1948

Griffith, David W. 1875-1948

Griffith, David Wark

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 Д.У.

Гриффит Дэвид Уорк

Гриффит, Дэвид Уорк 1875-1948

Девід Ворк Гріффіт

Девід Ворк Гріффіт 1875-1948

Дейвид Уорк Грифит

Дейвид Уорк Грифит 1875-1948

Дејвид В. Грифит

Дејвид Ворк Грифит американски режисер и продуцент

Дэвид Уорк Гриффит

Дэвід Уорк Грыфіт

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ד. וו. גריפית' במאי ומפיק אמריקאי

ديفيد غريفيث مخرج ومنتج أفلام أمريكي

دیوید وارک گریفیث

دیوید وارک گریفیث تهیه‌کننده، بازیگر، و کارگردان آمریکایی

ڈی ڈبلیو گرفتھ

डी. डब्ल्यू. ग्रिफ़िथ

ডি ডব্লিউ গ্রিফিথ

ਡੇਵਿਡ ਵਾਰਕ ਗ੍ਰਿਫ਼ਿਥ

ഡേവിഡ് വാർക്ക് ഗ്രിഫിത്ത്

ดี. ดับเบิลยู. กริฟฟิท

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그리피스, D. W. 1875-1948

그리피스, 데이비드 와크 1875-1948

데이비드 와크 그리피스

グリフィス, D W

大衛·格里菲斯

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