Added by on 2014-10-06

Birth-Of-A-Nation

Drama (1915) 190 minutes ~ Black & White [Silent]

Alternate Titles: In the Clutches of the Ku Klux Klan The Clansman

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Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln’s assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.

Director: D.W. Griffith

Writers: Thomas F. Dixon Jr. (novel and play), D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods

Stars: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh and Henry B. Walthall

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