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David Wark Griffith

The Birth of a Nation

2de Internationaal Filmgebeuren Gent 195' - 1915 - War, Historical, Drama - Format: 35mm
Director: David Wark Griffith With: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper
The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.

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David Wark Griffith


Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper


Thomas Dixon Jr., David Wark Griffith, Frank E. Woods

Director of Photography

G.W. Bitzer


David Wark Griffith, Joseph Henabery, James Smith, Rose Smith, Raoul Walsh


David Wark Griffith

Production studios

David W. Griffith Corp., Epoch Producing Corporation

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Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

"The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan" (Thomas F. Dixon Jr.)



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