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The Birth of a nation, or, The Clansman

Author: D W Griffith; Paul Killiam; Thomas Dixon, Jr.; Blackhawk Films.; Republic Pictures Home Video (Firm)
Publisher: Davenport, Iowa : Blackhawk Films, 1979.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Portrays life in the South during and after the Civil War, as revealed in a story depicting the war itself, the conflict between the defeated Southerners during the carpet bagger period, and the revival of Southern whites' power through the efforts of the Ku Klux Klan.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: D W Griffith; Paul Killiam; Thomas Dixon, Jr.; Blackhawk Films.; Republic Pictures Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 26693855
Notes: At head of title: Republic Pictures Home Video.
Based on: The clansman / Thomas Dixon.
Originally released in 1915 as silent motion picture under the title: The Clansman.
This version "is the February 8, 1915 ('Clune's')--version of 'The Birth, ' as restored under the supervision of Paul Killiam ... [N]ew negative, score, re-editing, speed adjustment, scene restoration [copyright 1979]."
"With the original color tones restored"--Container.
Credits: Written and directed by D.W. Griffith ; co-written by Frank E. Woods.
Cast: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Wallace Reed.
Description: 1 videocassette (158 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Clansman
Responsibility: D.W. Griffith.

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Portrays life in the South during and after the Civil War, as revealed in a story depicting the war itself, the conflict between the defeated Southerners during the carpet bagger period, and the revival of Southern whites' power through the efforts of the Ku Klux Klan.

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