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The Birth of a nation.

Author: D W Griffith; Thomas Dixon, Jr.; Blackhawk Films.
Publisher: Davenport, Iowa : Blackhawk Films, [1980-4?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Civil War spectacular. 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 and emancipated renegade Negroes, the despoiling of the South during the carpetbagger period, and the revival of the Southern white man's honor through the efforts of the Ku Klux Klan.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Historical films
History
War films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: D W Griffith; Thomas Dixon, Jr.; Blackhawk Films.
OCLC Number: 10955672
Notes: Originally entitled The clansman.
Videocassette release of the 1915 motion picture.
Based on the novel The clansman, by Thomas Dixon.
Credits: Director, D.W. Griffith ; writers, D.W. Griffith, Frank E. Woods ; photographer, William Bitzer.
Cast: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid, Bessie Love, Elmo Lincoln, Raoul Walsh, Donald Crisp.
Description: 1 videocassette (158 min.) : sound, color tinted ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Clansman

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A Civil War spectacular. 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 and emancipated renegade Negroes, the despoiling of the South during the carpetbagger period, and the revival of the Southern white man's honor through the efforts of the Ku Klux Klan.

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