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