Video/Film , DVD in English

Griffith masterworks 2

  • New York : Kino International, ©2008.
  • [Standard format].
  • 5 videodiscs : sound, b&w, colored, colored tinted ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD; Dolby digital.
  • Eisenhower M Level Service Desk - AV
    PN1995.9.M27G75 2008 c. 1
    Multiple Items
    Includes
    • disc 1-5
Also known as
  • Griffith masterworks two
Credits
  • Way down east, Abraham Lincoln: photographed by G.W. Bitzer and Hendrick Sartov.
  • The avenging conscience, Edgar Allen Poe: photographed by G.W. Bitzer.
  • The struggle: photographed by Joseph Ruttenberg.
  • Sally of the sawdust: photographed bt Harry Fischbeck ; music composed and performed by Donald Sosin.
Performers
  • Cast for Way down east: Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Lowell Sherman, Creighton Hale, Burr McIntosh.
  • D.W. Griffith, father of film: narrator, Lindsay Anderson.
  • Cast for The avenging conscience: Henry B. Walthall, Blanche Sweet, Mae Marsh.
  • Cast for Edgar Allen Poe [sic]: Herbert Yost, Linda Arvidson.
  • Cast for Abraham Lincoln: Walter Huston, Una Merkel, Kay Hammond.
  • Cast for The struggle: Hal Skelly, Zita Johann, Evelyn Baldwin.
  • Cast for Sally of the sawdust: W.C. Fields, Carol Dempster, Alfred Lunt, Effie Shannon, Erville Alderson, Glen Anders, Charles Hammond, Roy Applegate.
Subjects
Genre
  • Biographical films.
  • Historical films.
Series
Contents
  • [Disc 1.] The avenging conscience, or, "Thou shalt not kill" (1914, 91 min.) / written and directed by D.W. Griffith ; Edgar Allen Poe [sic] (1909, 7 min.); directed by D.W. Griffith; screenplay by D.W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods
  • [disc 2.] Abraham Lincoln (1930, 93 min.) / produced and directed by D.W. Griffith; screenplay by Stephen Vincent Benet and Gerrit Lloyd; story by John W. Considine, Jr. ; The struggle (1931, 93 min.) / produced and directed by D.W. Griffith; screenplay by Anita Loos and John Emerson
  • [disc 3.] Sally of the sawdust (1925, 113 min.) / produced and directed by D. W. Griffith; screenplay by Forrest Halsey
  • [disc 4.] Way down east (1920, 149 min.) / directed by D.W. Griffith; screenplay by Anthony Paul Kelly
  • [disc 5.] D.W. Griffith : father of film (1993, 156 min.) / a Photoplay production; co-produced by Thames Television plc & Thirteen/WNET for Channel Four; written, produced and directed by Kevin Brownlow and David Gill.
Other information
  • Title from container.
  • Way down east based on the play by Lottie Blair Parker.
  • The avenging conscience based on Tell-tale heart and Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe.
  • Sally of the sawdust from the play "Poppy" by Dorothy Donnelly.
  • Way down east is col. tinted; D.W. Griffith : father of film is col. and b&w; others are b&w.
  • Includes special features.
  • Language: Abraham Lincoln, The struggle, and D.W. Griffith : father of film have sound; others are silent with musical acc. and intertitles.
Publisher's number
  • K645 Kino International
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 738329064525
  • UPC: 738329064228
  • UPC: 738329064426
  • UPC: 738329064020
  • UPC: 738329064129
  • UPC: 738329064327
  • OCLC: 314188794
  • OCLC: 314188794