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Souvenir, The birth of a nation

Souvenir, The birth of a nation

the most stupendous and fascinating motion picture drama created in the United States

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Published by The Epoch Producing Corporation in New York City .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementfounded on Thomas Dixon"s story "The clansman," produced under the personal direction of D.W. Griffith; scenario by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods; music by Joseph Carl Breil; photography by G.W. Bitzer; direction of Epoch Producing Corporation, H.E. Aitken, president.
ContributionsGriffith, D. W. 1875-1948, Epoch Producing Corporation, New York.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1997 .B55
The Physical Object
Pagination[18] p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22087585M
LC Control Number15022097

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Certainly "Birth of a Nation" is a film of great visual beauty and narrative power. It tells the story of the Civil War through the experiences of families from both North and South, shows the flowing of their friendship, shows them made enemies as the nation was divided, and in a battlefield scene has the sons of both families dying almost. The Birth of a Nation () Plot. Showing all 6 items Jump to: Summaries (5) Synopsis (1) Summaries. The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux g: Souvenir.

  Hooded Klansmen catch former plantation hand Gus in a scene from “The Birth of a Nation.” Ed Rampell is a film historian and critic and co-author of “The Hawaii Movie and Television Book Author: Ed Rampell. Read a Plot Overview of the entire film or a scene by scene Summary and Analysis. See a complete list of the characters in Birth of a Nation and in-depth analyses of Colonel Ben Cameron, Elsie Stoneman, Flora Cameron, The Honorable Austin Stoneman, and Silas Lynch. Here's where you'll find analysis Missing: Souvenir.


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D.W. Griffth’s The Birth of a Nation The front cover and inside first page of The Birth of a Nation souvenir book. Anyone who knows motion-picture history in this country is very familiar with Griffith’s racist movie that has been hailed as a cinematic masterpiece.

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Founded on Thomas Dixon's story 'The Clansman' " The motion picture presents an early 20th-century Southern view of : D.W. Griffith. Original Birth Of A Nation Movie Souvenir Program A controversial, explicitly racist, but landmark American film masterpiece - these all describe ground-breaking producer/director D.

Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (). Its release set up a major censorship battle over its vicious, extremist depiction of African Americans. 6b BIRTH OF A NATION souvenir program book '15 D.W. Griffith's tale of the Ku Klux Klan. Date Sold 1/6/ Sold For: Login or Register to see sold price.

An Original Vintage Movie Souvenir Program Book (measures 9 3/4" x 12 1/4" [25 x 31 cm]; 25 pages). Griffith’s massively popular film The Birth of a Nation, set during Reconstruction, is credited with spreading and normalizing the Klan’s racist ideologies.

Based on Thomas Dixon’s novel The Clansman, The Birth of a Nation used white actors in blackface to portray African Americans as lazy, ignorant, and violent. The film. The Birth of a Nation Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall in The Birth of a Nation (), directed by D.W. Griffith. David W.

Griffith Corporation. Read More on This Topic. history of the motion picture: D.W. Griffith. opened in Marchretitled The Birth of a Nation, it was immediately pronounced “epoch-making” and recognized. No red-blooded American of today would favor censoring works of art.

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It's the first "blockbuster" film, This book is mainly about the effort, led by civil rights activist Monroe Trotter, to prevent the showing of D.W.

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"The Birth of a Nation" has to be considered as the greatest film in Cited by: The most successful and artistically advanced film of its time, The Birth of a Nation has also sparked protests, riots, and divisiveness since its first release.

The film tells the story of the Civil War and its aftermath, as seen through the eyes of two families. The Stonemans hail 93%. An excerpt from a souvenir program for the silent film The Birth of a Nation, This entire illustrated program includes the cast of characters, an article on D.

Griffith, a tribute to the motion picture by Rupert Hughes, an article by Thomas Dixon, a plot synopsis, technical details of the motion picture, a selection of favorable reviews, and illustrated scenes from the motion picture.

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The Birth of a Nation is three hours of racist propaganda — starting with the Civil War and ending with the Ku Klux Klan riding in to save the South. Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat's preaching 73%.

In its time, "The Birth of a Nation" was a masterpiece. Its racist undertones and revisionism are quite disturbing, but it is still worth watching for its historical influence.

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W. Griffith and starring Lillian Gish. The screenplay is adapted.