The birth of a nation

Birth of a nation (Motion picture : 1915).

Publication Details Click to collapse Cite/Export

Summary

  • This epic Civil War drama, using the interwoven stories of two families, one Southern and one Northern, is one of the most influential films in the history of the cinema and, because of its racism, one of the most controversial.

Notes

  • Adapted from: The clansman / Thomas Dixon.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1915.
  • Some segments are color tinted and some are sepia toned.
  • Some cast and production credits from Wikipedia and IMDb.
  • DVD.
  • Silent film with English intertitles; with orchestral score.
Checking the Web...