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Catalog # 229
Title Birth of a Nation
Filmmaker D. W. Griffith
Year 0
Subject Conflict
Format DVD
Region USA
Description Produced by David W. Griffith Corp., Epoch Producing Corporation. 1915. ISBN: ? Summary Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan. Descript 1 dvd (190 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in Series ? Cast Director: D.W. Griffith Writers: Thomas F. Dixon Jr. (novel), Thomas F. Dixon Jr. (play) Stars: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh and Henry B. Walthall Subject race, civil war