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The Birth of a nation ; and the Civil War films of D.W. Griffith / D.W. Griffith presents ; produced under the direction of D.W. Griffith ; produced for video by David Shepard ; supplemental disc produced by Bret Wood ; story arranged by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods.

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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood EDVD BIR (Text) 36626102497039 AV Entertainment DVD Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD BIRTH (2 DISCS) (WAR) (Text) 39206019349917 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City DVD DRAMA (Text) 30403001543073 DVD - Drama Checked out 01/18/2019

Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (187 min.) : sound, color tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : Kino on Video, [2002]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Videodisc release of the 1915 motion picture.
Based on the novel The clansman, by Thomas Dixon.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director, D.W. Griffith ; writers, D.W. Griffith, Frank E. Woods ; photographer, William Bitzer ; original score by Joseph Carl Breil ; supplemental music composed and performed by Jon C. Mirsalis.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid, Bessie Love, Elmo Lincoln, Raoul Walsh, Donald Crisp, Ralph Lewis.
Summary, etc.:
A Civil War spectacular. Portrays life in the South during and after the Civil War as revealed in a story depicting the war itself, the conflict between the defeated Southerners and emancipated renegade Negroes, the despoiling of the South during the carpetbagger period, and the revival of the Southern white man's honor through the efforts of the Ku Klux Klan.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
Silent dialog with music.
Subject: Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
Birth of a nation (Motion picture)
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) > Drama.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Drama.
Genre: Historical films.
Feature films.
Silent films.
Short films.

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