The Resource The birth of a nation, David W. Griffith Corporation

The birth of a nation, David W. Griffith Corporation

Label
The birth of a nation
Title
The birth of a nation
Statement of responsibility
David W. Griffith Corporation
Title variation
David Wark Griffith presents the birth of a nation
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Summary
This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history
Member of
Cataloging source
SUC
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Birth of a nation (Motion picture : 1915)
Credits note
Producers, D.W. Griffith & Harry E. Aitken ; director, D.W. Griffith ; assistant directors, Eric Von Stroheim, Jack Conway & Raoul Walsh ; writers, D.W. Griffith & Frank E. Woods ; photography, G.W. Bitzer ; produced for video by Film Preservation Associates
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles; music sound track added in 1992
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.B57 1998
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
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • Dixon, Thomas
  • United States
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Dixon, Thomas
  • Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877)
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The birth of a nation, David W. Griffith Corporation
Instantiates
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon
  • Originally produced 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (187 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
ID4674DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40736755
  • (OCoLC)ocm40736755
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo; standard version
Video recording format
EIAJ (1/2 in., reel)
Label
The birth of a nation, David W. Griffith Corporation
Distribution
Note
  • Title from container
  • Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon
  • Originally produced 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 1/2 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (187 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
ID4674DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)40736755
  • (OCoLC)ocm40736755
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo; standard version
Video recording format
EIAJ (1/2 in., reel)

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