D.W. Griffith's Birth of A Nation
The Civil War divides friends and destroys families, but that's nothing compared to the anarchy in the black-ruled South after the war.
Plot Synopsis: Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.
Actors: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper &Mary Alden
Director: D.W. Griffith
Format: Black & White, Full Screen, Silent,
Rating: Not Rated
DVD Release Date: December 10, 2002
Run Time: 207 minutes
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