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David Wark Griffith

Birth of a Nation

195' - 1915 - War, Historical, Drama
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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Credits

Director

David Wark Griffith

With

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

Scenario

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

Director of Photography

G.W. Bitzer

Editor

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

Producer

David Wark Griffith

Production studios

David W. Griffith Corp., Epoch Producing Corporation

More information

Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

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

Year

1915

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