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The Resource The birth of a nation, Lumivision and the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House ; directed and produced by D. W. Griffith

The birth of a nation, Lumivision and the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House ; directed and produced by D. W. Griffith

Label
The birth of a nation
Title
The birth of a nation
Statement of responsibility
Lumivision and the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House ; directed and produced by D. W. Griffith
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of two families, North and South, who are caught up in the Civil War and then the Reconstruction period. Includes an edited ten minute version of "The birth of a race" (1918) which was conceived as a protest against the racism of "Birth of a nation"
Related
Cataloging source
NPC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director-producer, D.W. Griffith ; writers, Thomas F. Dixon, Jr., D.W. Griffith, Frank E. Woods ; music, Joseph Carl Breil, D.W. Griffith ; cinematography, G.W. Bitzer
PerformerNote
Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Mary Alden, Ralph Lewis, George Siegmann, Walter Long
Runtime
200
Technique
live action
Label
The birth of a nation, Lumivision and the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House ; directed and produced by D. W. Griffith
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1915
  • Title from disc surface
  • Also known as The Clansman
  • Based on the novel the Clansman, by Thomas Dixon
  • "This edition has been digitally transferred from 35 mm print... While not a formal restoration of the 1915 edition, evidencing minor changes made by D.W. Griffith in later years, it has been transferred at the correct frame rate of 16fps with authentic, color tones electronically re-created. The original score by Joseph Broil has been compiled and reorchestrated by RJ Miller, recorded and remixed completely in the digital domain"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (200 min.)
Isbn
9786309259028
Isbn Type
(B&T)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
TDVD9138
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm45770477
  • 925721
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The birth of a nation, Lumivision and the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House ; directed and produced by D. W. Griffith
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1915
  • Title from disc surface
  • Also known as The Clansman
  • Based on the novel the Clansman, by Thomas Dixon
  • "This edition has been digitally transferred from 35 mm print... While not a formal restoration of the 1915 edition, evidencing minor changes made by D.W. Griffith in later years, it has been transferred at the correct frame rate of 16fps with authentic, color tones electronically re-created. The original score by Joseph Broil has been compiled and reorchestrated by RJ Miller, recorded and remixed completely in the digital domain"--Container
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (200 min.)
Isbn
9786309259028
Isbn Type
(B&T)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
TDVD9138
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm45770477
  • 925721
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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