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The Resource The birth of a nation, Griffith Feature Films ; produced exclusively by D.W. Griffith ; production under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods, (videorecording)

The birth of a nation, Griffith Feature Films ; produced exclusively by D.W. Griffith ; production under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods, (videorecording)

Label
The birth of a nation
Title
The birth of a nation
Statement of responsibility
Griffith Feature Films ; produced exclusively by D.W. Griffith ; production under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods
Title variation
D.W. Griffith's The birth of a nation
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Stoneman and Cameron families fight on different sides in the Civil War. After the war is over, they return to a South changed by Reconstruction
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
IlCrlFMD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, G. W. Bitzer ; original score by Joseph Carl Breil ; supplemental music by Jon C. Mirsali
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.52
Intended audience
  • Not rated by the MPAA
  • 7-adult
Intended audience source
FMD
Language note
Silent with English intertitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B57 2002
PerformerNote
Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Ralph Lewis, George Siegmann, Walter Long, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid, Elmer Clifton, John Ford, Elmo Lincoln, Jules White, Erich von Stroheim
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1893-1993
  • 1895-1968
  • 1878-1936
  • 1891-1976
  • 1872-1937
  • 1879-1952
  • 1894-1920
  • 1891-1923
  • 1890-1949
  • 1894-1973
  • 1889-1952
  • 1900-1985
  • 1885-1957
  • 1875-1948
  • 1864-1946
  • 1870-1926
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Marsh, Mae
  • Walthall, Henry B.
  • Cooper, Miriam
  • Lewis, Ralph
  • Siegmann, George
  • Long, Walter
  • Harron, Robert
  • Reid, Wallace
  • Clifton, Elmer
  • Ford, John
  • Lincoln, Elmo
  • White, Jules
  • Von Stroheim, Erich
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Woods, Frank E
  • Dixon, Thomas
  • Breil, Joseph Carl
  • Mirsalis, Jon C
  • David W. Griffith Corp
Runtime
187
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The birth of a nation, Griffith Feature Films ; produced exclusively by D.W. Griffith ; production under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • At head of title on container and menu screen: D.W. Griffith's
  • Cast information from Internet Movie Database
  • Based on the novel The clansman by Thomas Dixon
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1915
  • Special features: production featurette; filmed prologue; seven Civil War short films ("In the border states," "The house with closed shutters," "The fugitive," "His trust," "His trust fulfilled," "Swords and hearts," and "The battle"); archive of documents relating to 1922 censorship battle; montage of censored scenes, posters, ads, souvenir programs; excerpts from a Birth of the Nation souvenir book and several original programs; print interview with D.W. Griffith
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (187 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329026622
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color (tinted)
Publisher number
K266
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
FM00168176
System control number
  • 63757912
  • (OCoLC)63757912
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The birth of a nation, Griffith Feature Films ; produced exclusively by D.W. Griffith ; production under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • At head of title on container and menu screen: D.W. Griffith's
  • Cast information from Internet Movie Database
  • Based on the novel The clansman by Thomas Dixon
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1915
  • Special features: production featurette; filmed prologue; seven Civil War short films ("In the border states," "The house with closed shutters," "The fugitive," "His trust," "His trust fulfilled," "Swords and hearts," and "The battle"); archive of documents relating to 1922 censorship battle; montage of censored scenes, posters, ads, souvenir programs; excerpts from a Birth of the Nation souvenir book and several original programs; print interview with D.W. Griffith
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (187 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329026622
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color (tinted)
Publisher number
K266
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Stock number
FM00168176
System control number
  • 63757912
  • (OCoLC)63757912
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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