The Resource The Birth of a nation, David W. Griffith Corporation, (videorecording)

The Birth of a nation, David W. Griffith Corporation, (videorecording)

Label
The Birth of a nation
Title
The Birth of a nation
Statement of responsibility
David W. Griffith Corporation
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history
Cataloging source
SUC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producers, D.W. Griffith & Harry E. Aitken ; director, D.W. Griffith ; assistant directors, Eric Von Stroheim, Jack Conway & Raoul Walsh ; writers, D.W. Griffith & Frank E. Woods ; photography, G.W. Bitzer ; produced for video by Film Preservation Associates
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles and music sound track added
PerformerNote
Lillian Gish, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid, Donald Crisp, Raoul Walsh
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1875-1948
  • 1864-1946
  • 1885-1957
  • 1887-1952
  • 1892-
  • 1872-1944
  • 1893-
  • 1878-1936
  • 1895-1968
  • 1891-1976
  • 1894-1920
  • 1891-1923
  • 1880-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Dixon, Thomas
  • Aitken, Harry E
  • Von Stroheim, Erich
  • Conway, Jack
  • Walsh, Raoul
  • Woods, Frank E
  • Bitzer, G. W.
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Walthall, Henry B.
  • Marsh, Mae
  • Cooper, Miriam
  • Harron, Robert
  • Reid, Wallace
  • Crisp, Donald
  • Film Preservation Associates
  • Blackhawk Films Collection (Library of Congress)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
187
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ku-Klux Klan (1866-1869)
  • Feature films
  • Silent films
  • Reconstruction
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The Birth of a nation, David W. Griffith Corporation, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon
  • Originally produced as a silent motion picture in 1915
  • "From the Blackhawk Films Collection"--disc label
  • Includes The making of The birth of a nation, produced by Film Preservation Associates in 1992 (24 min.), and other related materials
Color
  • multicolored
  • other
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (187 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. tint
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm40736755
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc
Label
The Birth of a nation, David W. Griffith Corporation, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon
  • Originally produced as a silent motion picture in 1915
  • "From the Blackhawk Films Collection"--disc label
  • Includes The making of The birth of a nation, produced by Film Preservation Associates in 1992 (24 min.), and other related materials
Color
  • multicolored
  • other
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (187 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. tint
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm40736755
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc

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