The Birth of a Nation 1915

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The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln’s assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.

Director: D.W. Griffith
Writers: Thomas Dixon Jr. (adapted from his novel: “The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan”) (as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.), Thomas Dixon Jr. (play) (as Thomas F. Dixon Jr.) |
Stars: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall

 

 

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The Telephone Girl and the Lady 1913

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A telephone operator hears a robbery in progress over the Phone and goes in search for help.

Director: D. W. Griffith
Production company: Biograph Company
Cinematography: Billy Bitzer
Screenplay: Anita Loos, Edward Acker

Stars: Mae Marsh, Claire McDowell, Alfred Paget

The White Rose 1923

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A wealthy young Southern aristocrat, Joseph, graduates from a seminary and, before he takes charge of his assigned parish, decides to go out and see what “the real world” is all about. He winds up in New Orleans and finds himself attracted to a poor, unsophisticated orphan girl, Bessie. One thing leads to another, and before long Bessie finds that she is pregnant with Joseph’s child.
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Director: D. W. Griffith
Screenplay: D. W. Griffith
Music composed by: Joseph Carl Breil
Producer: D. W. Griffith

Stars: Mae Marsh, Carol Dempster, Ivor Novello

 

Judith of Bethulia 1914

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In seventh century B.C., the Assyrians are storming the walls of the Jewish city of Bethulia, leaving its people frightened and ready to hand their homes over to the invaders. As the Assyrians close in, the citizens of Bethulia are cut off from the outside world, and they begin to starve.
Initial release: March 8, 1914
Directors: D. W. Griffith, Christy Cabanne
Story by: Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Screenplay: Thomas Bailey Aldrich
Production company: Biograph Company
Stars: Blanche Sweet, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, Lillian Gish

Hoodoo Ann 1916

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A little orphan girl believes that her life is falling apart. It seems that everything that could possibly go wrong does go wrong. However, certain things happen that begin to make her suspect that maybe she has been cursed by a doll, or is it really a doll?

Director: Lloyd Ingraham
Writer: D.W. Griffith (as Granville Warwick)
Stars: Mae Marsh, Robert Harron, William H. Brown

The Battle at Elderbush Gulch 1913

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The fact that an Indian tribe is eating puppies starts an action packed battle in a western town.
Director:D.W. Griffith
Writers:D.W. Griffith, Henry Albert Phillips
Stars:Mae Marsh, Leslie Loveridge, Alfred Paget