Video/Film , DVD in English

The birth of a nation

  • New York : Kino on Video, ©2002.
  • 2 videodiscs (365 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD (NTSC region 1).
  • Digitally mastered from archive elements.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997 .B577 2002 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    Includes
    • disc 1-2 in one container
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1997 .B577 2002 c. 2
    Multiple Items
    Includes
    • disc 1-2 in one container
Credits
  • Director, D. W. Griffith ; Produced for video by David Shepard.
Subjects
Series
Summary
  • This remains one of the most controversial films ever made. It was a landmark achievement in film history that combines brilliant battle scenes and tender romance with a vicious portrayal of African Americans. However flawed it now seems, it is undeniable that the film itself made history. Special features disc includes several Civil War shorts directed by D.W. Griffith as well as archival material from a 1915 souvenir book and information on legal protests and scenes cut from the 1922 re-release.
Contents
  • Disc 1. The birth of a nation
  • Disc 2. The making of The birth of a nation (1992) (24 min.) Filmed prologue to The birth of a nation (1930) (6 min.) In the border states (1910) (16 min.) The house with closed shutters (1910) (17 min.) The fugitive (1910) (17 min.) His trust (1910) (11 min.) His trust fulfilled (1910) (11 min.) Swords and hearts (1911) (16 min.) The battle (1911) (17 min.) New York vs. The birth of a nation (an archive of information documenting the battles over the film's 1922 re-release. Excerpts from a Birth of a nation souvenir book (1915) and several original programs.
Other information
  • Originally produced 1915.
  • Adapted from the novel The clansman by Thomas Dixon.
  • Title from container.
  • Restrictions: Licensed for individual viewing only.
  • Not rated.
Publisher's number
  • K266 Kino on Video
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 52073738