D.W. Griffith's Birth of a nation.

Collection Data

Hughes, Rupert, 1872-1956 (Writer of accompanying material)
Bitzer, G. W. (Photographer)
Breil, Joseph Carl (Composer)
Woods, Frank E. (Screenwriter)
Epoch Producing Corp. (Producer)
Griffith, D. W. (David Wark) (Director)
Dixon, Thomas, Jr., 1864-1946 (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1915
Place: New York
Publisher: Epoch Producing Corp.
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-Mss 1996-011 Lillian Gish papers. Professional work files, box 52, folder 12
Crisp, Donald, 1880-1974
Griffith, d. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948
Content: An illustrated program including the cast of characters, an article on D. W. Griffith, a tribute to the motion picture by Rupert Hughes, an article by Thomas Dixon, a plot synopsis, technical details of the motion picture, and a selection of favorable reviews. Illustrated by scenes from the motion picture including cameo portraits of Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Miriam Cooper, Henry Walthall, and Ralph Lewis.
Content: Cast included Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Ralph Lewis, Wallace Reid, Robert Harron, Walter Long, and Donald Crisp.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Pages separated; edges seriously eroded.
Content: Programs
Content: Souvenir program of the 1915 silent film Birth of a nation, based on Thomas Dixon's story The clansman, scenario by D. W. Griffith and Frank E. Woods, music by Joseph Carl Breil, photography by G. W. Bitzer, under the direction of Epoch Producing Corporation and D. W. Griffith.
Content: The most stupendous and fascinating motion picture drama created in the United States--Page [1]
Content: Title from cover.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Physical Description
Extent: [10 pages] : ill. ; 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14511658
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ed800490-c6b5-012f-10b2-58d385a7bc34
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