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Birth of a nation

Author: D W GriffithFrank E WoodsLillian GishMae MarshHenry B WalthallAll authors
Publisher: New York : Kino on Video, [1993]
Series: Masterworks of D.W. Griffith.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Special deluxe ed., collector's edView all editions and formats
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Epic story of two families during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Controversial for heroic portrayal of Ku Klux Klan.
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Feature films
Drama
Film adaptations
History
War films
Named Person: Thomas Dixon, Jr.; Thomas Dixon, Jr.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: D W Griffith; Frank E Woods; Lillian Gish; Mae Marsh; Henry B Walthall; Russell Merritt; Thomas Dixon, Jr.; David W. Griffith Corp.; Epoch Producing Corp.; Kino International Corporation.
OCLC Number: 40874409
Notes: Silent motion picture with English intertitles and musical soundtrack added.
Based on the novel "The clansman" by Thomas Dixon, Jr.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1915.
Remastered with original color tints.
Special contents of this edition: The making of The birth of a nation / written by Russell Merritt. 1992. (30 min. ; col. and b & w).
Credits: Photography, G.W. Bitzer ; music, Eric Beheim.
Cast: Lillian Gish, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper.
Description: 2 videocassettes (217 min.) : sound, color tint ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Masterworks of D.W. Griffith.
Other Titles: Making of The birth of a nation.
Birth of a nation (Motion picture : 1915)
D.W. Griffith's The birth of a nation
Responsibility: David W. Griffith Corporation, Epoch Producing Corporation ; production under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods.

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Epic story of two families during the Civil War and Reconstruction. Controversial for heroic portrayal of Ku Klux Klan.

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