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The Resource The birth of a nation : the birth of a race, produced by Lumivision Corporation & International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House ; director, D.W. Griffith, (DVD videorecording)

The birth of a nation : the birth of a race, produced by Lumivision Corporation & International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House ; director, D.W. Griffith, (DVD videorecording)

Label
The birth of a nation : the birth of a race
Title
The birth of a nation
Title remainder
the birth of a race
Statement of responsibility
produced by Lumivision Corporation & International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House ; director, D.W. Griffith
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of two families, North and South, who are caught up in the Civil War and then the Reconstruction period. Includes an abbreviated version of "The birth of a race" (1918) which was conceived as a protest against the racism of "Birth of a nation."
Related
Cataloging source
NPC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Birth of a nation: Compilations and editing of the 1915/1921 scores, R.J. Miller ; additional original music, R.J. Miller. Birth of a race: scenario by John W. Nobel, Rudolph DeCordova, George Frederic Wheeler ; directed and supervised by John W. Nobel ; photography by Herbert O. Carleton ; animated paintings and art titles by Ferdinand Pinney Earle ; music by Joseph Breil
PerformerNote
Birth of a nation: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Mary Alden, Ralph Lewis, George Seigmann, Walter Long
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1864-1946
  • 1875-1948
  • 1893-1893
  • 1895-1968
  • 1878-1936
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dixon, Thomas
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Gish, Lillian
  • Marsh, Mae
  • Walthall, Henry B.
  • Lumivision Corporation
  • International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House
  • Triton Multimedia
Runtime
200
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ku Klux Klan (1866-1869)
  • Silent films
  • DVDs
  • United States
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
The birth of a nation : the birth of a race, produced by Lumivision Corporation & International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House ; director, D.W. Griffith, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 1990 videodisc release of the 1915 motion picture
  • Adapted from Thomas Dixoon's novel, The clansman
  • "This edition has been digitally transferred from the finest 35mm print at the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House. While not a formal restoration of the 1915 edition ... it has been transferred at the correct frame rate of 16 fps with authentic color tones electronically re-created. The original score by Joseph Broil has been compiled and reorchestrated by RJ Miller, recorded and remixed completely in the digital domain"--Container
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
not applicable
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 200 min.)
Isbn
9781584480433
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
017078913828
Other physical details
si., b&w
Publisher number
TDVD9138
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm45770477
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The birth of a nation : the birth of a race, produced by Lumivision Corporation & International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House ; director, D.W. Griffith, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 1990 videodisc release of the 1915 motion picture
  • Adapted from Thomas Dixoon's novel, The clansman
  • "This edition has been digitally transferred from the finest 35mm print at the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House. While not a formal restoration of the 1915 edition ... it has been transferred at the correct frame rate of 16 fps with authentic color tones electronically re-created. The original score by Joseph Broil has been compiled and reorchestrated by RJ Miller, recorded and remixed completely in the digital domain"--Container
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
not applicable
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 200 min.)
Isbn
9781584480433
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
017078913828
Other physical details
si., b&w
Publisher number
TDVD9138
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm45770477
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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