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

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

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
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
Cataloging source
SUC
Characteristic
videorecording
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
  • 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 cent.)
  • Feature films
  • Silent films
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
  • DVD-Video discs
  • United States
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 (187 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ID4674DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm40736755
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo; standard version
Video recording format
laserdisc
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
Publication
Note
  • 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
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 (187 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
ID4674DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm40736755
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo; standard version
Video recording format
laserdisc

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