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The Resource The birth of a nation, Griffith Feature Films ; produced by D. W. Griffith ; Epoch Producing Corporation

The birth of a nation, Griffith Feature Films ; produced by D. W. Griffith ; Epoch Producing Corporation

Label
The birth of a nation
Title
The birth of a nation
Statement of responsibility
Griffith Feature Films ; produced by D. W. Griffith ; Epoch Producing Corporation
Title variation
D.W. Griffith's The birth of a nation
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Author
Director
Director of photography
Producer
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This epic Civil War drama, using the interwoven stories of two families, one Southern and one Northern, is one of the most influential films in the history of the cinema and, because of its racism, one of the most controversial
Cataloging source
AU@
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
Language note
Silent film with English intertitles; with orchestral score
PerformerNote
Lillian Gish, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid, Donald Crisp, Raoul Walsh
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1864-1946
  • 1875-1948
  • 1893-1993
  • 1878-1936
  • 1895-1968
  • 1891-1976
  • 1894-1920
  • 1891-1923
  • 1880-1974
  • 1887-1980
  • 1870-1956
  • 1872-1944
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dixon, Thomas
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Walthall, Henry B.
  • Marsh, Mae
  • Cooper, Miriam
  • Harron, Robert
  • Reid, Wallace
  • Crisp, Donald
  • Walsh, Raoul
  • Aitken, Harry E.
  • Woods, Frank E.
  • Bitzer, G. W.
  • Griffith Feature Films
  • David W. Griffith Corporation
  • Epoch Producing Corporation
  • Inspired Corporation
  • Inspired Distribution
Runtime
187
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dixon, Thomas
  • Dixon, Thomas
  • Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
  • Ku Klux Klan (19th century)
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877)
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • Feature films
  • Fiction films
  • Silent films
  • Historical films
  • Film adaptations
  • Feature films
  • Fiction films
  • Film adaptations
  • Historical films
  • Silent films
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The birth of a nation, Griffith Feature Films ; produced by D. W. Griffith ; Epoch Producing Corporation
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1915
  • Some segments are color tinted and some are sepia toned
  • Some cast and production credits from Wikipedia and IMDb
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 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 187 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
071083591860
Other physical details
sound, black and with color sequences
Publisher number
5918-6
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)853458438
  • (OCoLC)ocn853458438
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The birth of a nation, Griffith Feature Films ; produced by D. W. Griffith ; Epoch Producing Corporation
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1915
  • Some segments are color tinted and some are sepia toned
  • Some cast and production credits from Wikipedia and IMDb
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 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 187 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
071083591860
Other physical details
sound, black and with color sequences
Publisher number
5918-6
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)853458438
  • (OCoLC)ocn853458438
Video recording format
DVD

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