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The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation

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Published by Kino Video in U.S .
Written in English


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Extra features include: "the making of a birth of a nation" 1992 24 minute feature, and 1930 filmed prologue to the film featuring D.W.Griffith and Walter Huston. Additional films include the Civil War Shorts: "In the Border States" 6 min. (1910), "The House with Closed Shutters" 17 min.(1910), "The Fugitive" 17 min (1910), "His Trust" 14 min (1910), "His Trust Fulfilled" 11 min. (1910), "Swords & Hearts" 16 min (1911) and "The Battle" 17 min (1911. Content also includes archival documents detailing newspaper articles,legal documents etc at the time of the original release including a montage of cut scenes.

Statementdirected by D.W.Griffith.
SeriesGriffith Masterworks
ContributionsGriffith, D. W. 1875-1948.
The Physical Object
FormatVideorecording
Pagination2 videodiscs (DVD) (187 minutes)
Number of Pages187
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15979960M

The young Nat of “The Birth of a Nation,” in contrast to the self-portrait of the “Confessions,” is a sociable boy, and close to Samuel Turner, the white son of his elderly : Vinson Cunningham. The documentary “Birth of a Movement” explores the opposition that mobilized against D. W. Griffith’s “The Birth of a Nation,” led by the journalist and civil-rights activist William. The Birth of a Nation was a sensation after its release in Describing the Reconstruction era, the film adapts quotations from a history book written by Woodrow Wilson, an adherent of the Dunning School. One such quotation went, “The white men were roused by a mere instinct of self-preservation until at last there had sprung into.


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