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The Resource The birth of a nation, produced ... by D.W. Griffith [& Harry E. Aitken] ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods ; David W. Griffith Corporation, (videorecording)

The birth of a nation, produced ... by D.W. Griffith [& Harry E. Aitken] ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods ; David W. Griffith Corporation, (videorecording)

Label
The birth of a nation
Title
The birth of a nation
Statement of responsibility
produced ... by D.W. Griffith [& Harry E. Aitken] ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods ; David W. Griffith Corporation
Title variation
David Wark Griffith presents the birth of a nation
Creator
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
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
SUC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Birth of a nation (Motion picture : 1915)
Credits note
Photography, G.W. Bitzer; music, Joseph Carl Breil; assistant directors, Eric Von Stroheim, Jack Conway & Raoul Walsh; produced for video by David Shepard and Film Preservation Associates
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles; music sound track added in 1992
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
  • 1870-1956
  • 1870-1926
  • 1893-1993
  • 1878-1936
  • 1895-1968
  • 1891-1976
  • 1894-1920
  • 1891-1923
  • 1880-1974
  • 1887-1980
  • 1872-1944
  • 1885-1957
  • 1864-1946
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Aitken, Harry E.
  • Breil, Joseph Carl
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Walthall, Henry B.
  • Marsh, Mae
  • Cooper, Miriam
  • Harron, Robert
  • Reid, Wallace
  • Crisp, Donald
  • Walsh, Raoul
  • Bitzer, G. W.
  • Von Stroheim, Erich
  • Dixon, Thomas
  • Film Preservation Associates
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
187
Series statement
Blackhawk Films collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
  • Feature films
  • Silent films
  • United States
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The birth of a nation, produced ... by D.W. Griffith [& Harry E. Aitken] ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods ; David W. Griffith Corporation, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon
  • Originally released as a silent motion picture in 1915
  • Some segments are color tinted and some are sepia toned
  • Special features: The making of The birth of a nation, compiled and written by Russell Merritt, produced and narrated by David Shepard, and produced by Film Preservation Associates in 1992 (24 min.); other related materials
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([4] pages : illustrations)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
40736755
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (187 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
014381467420
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
ID4674DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo; standard version
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The birth of a nation, produced ... by D.W. Griffith [& Harry E. Aitken] ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods ; David W. Griffith Corporation, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon
  • Originally released as a silent motion picture in 1915
  • Some segments are color tinted and some are sepia toned
  • Special features: The making of The birth of a nation, compiled and written by Russell Merritt, produced and narrated by David Shepard, and produced by Film Preservation Associates in 1992 (24 min.); other related materials
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([4] pages : illustrations)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
40736755
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (187 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MU: Performance rights: Home view.
Other control number
014381467420
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
ID4674DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo; standard version
Video recording format
DVD

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