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D.W. Griffith's Birth of a nation.

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Title
D.W. Griffith's Birth of a nation.
Names
Hughes, Rupert (1872-1956) (Writer of accompanying material)
Bitzer, G. W. (Photographer)
Breil, Joseph Carl (Composer)
Woods, Frank E. (Author of screenplay, etc.)
Epoch Producing Corporation (Producer)
Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) (Director)
Dixon, Thomas (1864-1946 ) (Author)
Collection

D.W. Griffith's Birth of a nation.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1915
Place: New York
Publisher: Epoch Producing Corp.
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Mss 1996-011 Lillian Gish papers. Professional work files, box 52, folder 12
Topics
Crisp, Donald, 1880-1974
Griffith, d. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948
Notes
Content: An illustrated program including the cast of characters, an article on D. W. Griffith, a tribute to the motion picture by Rupert Hughes, an article by Thomas Dixon, a plot synopsis, technical details of the motion picture, and a selection of favorable reviews. Illustrated by scenes from the motion picture including cameo portraits of Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, Henry Walthall, and Ralph Lewis.
Content: Cast included Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Ralph Lewis, Wallace Reid, Robert Harron, Walter Long, and Donald Crisp.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Pages separated; edges seriously eroded.
Content: Programs
Content: Souvenir program of the 1915 silent film Birth of a nation, based on Thomas Dixon's story The clansman, scenario by D. W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods, music by Joseph Carl Breil, photography by G. W. Bitzer, under the direction of Epoch Producing Corporation and D. W. Griffith.
Content: The most stupendous and fascinating motion picture drama created in the United States--Page [1]
Content: Title from cover.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPW99-B0
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14511658
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ee37f4d0-c6b5-012f-d87b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1915: Created
  • 1956: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "D.W. Griffith's Birth of a nation." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1915. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-5b30-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "D.W. Griffith's Birth of a nation." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-5b30-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. (1915). D.W. Griffith's Birth of a nation. Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47da-5b30-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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D.W. Griffith's Birth of a nation.