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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
  • D.W. Griffith's 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
Member of
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
Date time place
Originally produced as a silent motion picture in 1915
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
  • 1893-1993
  • 1875-1948
  • 1878-1936
  • 1895-1968
  • 1891-1976
  • 1894-1920
  • 1891-1923
  • 1880-1974
  • 1887-1980
  • 1864-1946
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Walthall, Henry B.
  • Marsh, Mae
  • Cooper, Miriam
  • Harron, Robert
  • Reid, Wallace
  • Crisp, Donald
  • Walsh, Raoul
  • Dixon, Thomas
  • Kino Lorber, Inc
  • Film Preservation Associates
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
187
Series statement
Blackhawk Films collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
  • 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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Some items have 3 videodiscs
  • Production company, time, production date and special features vary
  • Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon
  • 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
  • Special features (2011): music by the orchestra; spoken introduction; the making of featurette; Civil War shorts; archival documents; excerpts from souvenir program books
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
Contents
2011 ed.: Disc 1. The birth of a nation feature film (2011 restoration) -- disc 2. The birth of a nation feature film (1993 restoration) ; the making of The birth of a nation -- disc 3. Special features
Control code
ocm40736755
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (187 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 BIRTH ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW, or, 3DVD/1AW ; [B14MD141, #11, 3@29.99, LAP/ ]
Other control number
7383290383427
Other physical details
silent, black and white, color tinted
Publisher number
  • K834
  • ID4674DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o40736755
  • (Sirsi) o40736755
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Some items have 3 videodiscs
  • Production company, time, production date and special features vary
  • Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon
  • 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
  • Special features (2011): music by the orchestra; spoken introduction; the making of featurette; Civil War shorts; archival documents; excerpts from souvenir program books
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
Contents
2011 ed.: Disc 1. The birth of a nation feature film (2011 restoration) -- disc 2. The birth of a nation feature film (1993 restoration) ; the making of The birth of a nation -- disc 3. Special features
Control code
ocm40736755
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (187 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 BIRTH ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW, or, 3DVD/1AW ; [B14MD141, #11, 3@29.99, LAP/ ]
Other control number
7383290383427
Other physical details
silent, black and white, color tinted
Publisher number
  • K834
  • ID4674DSDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o40736755
  • (Sirsi) o40736755
System details
DVD; Dolby digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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