Video/Film , DVD in English

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.
  • Chatsworth, Calif. : Image Entertainment [distributor], ©1998.
  • 1 videodisc (187 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD (NTSC region 1); Dolby digital stereo; standard version.
Also known as
  • 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.
  • Cast: Lillian Gish, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, Robert Harron, Wallace Reid, Donald Crisp, Raoul Walsh.
  • This epic story of the Civil War as seen through the lives of two families is a controversial classic of film history.
Other information
  • 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.
  • Not rated.
  • Language: Silent film with English intertitles; music sound track added in 1992.
Publisher's number
  • ID4674DSDVD Image Entertainment
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 40736755