Birth of a Nation (1915)

Birth of a Nation
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 3hr 7mins.
Genres Historical
Keywords epic, silent
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Thomas Dixon Source Material (from novel) ("The Leopard's Spots") 120793 4000003
Sam De Grasse Actor n/a 1 1000020
Eugene Pallette Actor n/a 1 1000022
Raoul Walsh Actor John Wilkes Booth 1 1000021
Howard Gaye Actor n/a 1 1000019
Jennie Lee Actor n/a 1 1000017
Donald Crisp Actor n/a 1 1000018
Elmo Lincoln Actor n/a 1 1000023
D. W. Griffith Director n/a 2 2000001
George William "Billy" Bitzer Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
James E Smith Editor n/a 172 7000001
Raoul Walsh Assistant Director n/a 163 5000001
Frank E Woods Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
D. W. Griffith Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Maxfield Stanley Actor n/a 1 1000016
George Beranger Actor n/a 1 1000015
Ralph Lewis Actor n/a 1 1000006
George Siegmann Actor n/a 1 1000007
Mary Alden Actor n/a 1 1000005
Henry B Walthall Actor n/a 1 1000004
Mae Marsh Actor n/a 1 1000002
Miriam Cooper Actor n/a 1 1000003
Walter Long Actor n/a 1 1000008
Robert Harron Actor n/a 1 1000009
Josephine Crowell Actor n/a 1 1000013
Spottiswoode Aitken Actor n/a 1 1000014
Elmer Clifton Actor n/a 1 1000012
Joseph Henabery Actor Abraham Lincoln 1 1000011
Wallace Reid Actor n/a 1 1000010
Lillian Gish Actor n/a 1 1000001
Synopsis
The story revolves around two families, one Northern, one Southern, and their respective fortunes during the Civil War. Reconstruction is seen as a turning over of sounthern affairs to Blacks, who are deemed "inferior" to the white landlords.
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