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The Resource The birth of a nation, Lumivision and the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, (videorecording)

The birth of a nation, Lumivision and the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, (videorecording)

Label
The birth of a nation
Title
The birth of a nation
Statement of responsibility
Lumivision and the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House
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 edited ten minute 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
Director-producer, D.W. Griffith ; writers, Thomas F. Dixon, Jr., D.W. Griffith, Frank E. Woods ; music, Joseph Carl Breil, D.W. Griffith ; cinematography, G.W. Bitzer
PerformerNote
Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Mary Alden, Ralph Lewis, George Siegmann, Walter Long
Runtime
200
Technique
live action
Label
The birth of a nation, Lumivision and the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1915
  • Title from disc surface
  • Also known as The Clansman
  • Based on the novel the Clansman, by Thomas Dixon
  • "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
Control code
ocm45770477
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (200 min.)
Isbn
9781584480433
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
TDVD9138
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a875040
  • (Sirsi) a875040
  • (Sirsi) a875040
  • a875040
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The birth of a nation, Lumivision and the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1915
  • Title from disc surface
  • Also known as The Clansman
  • Based on the novel the Clansman, by Thomas Dixon
  • "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
Control code
ocm45770477
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (200 min.)
Isbn
9781584480433
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
TDVD9138
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a875040
  • (Sirsi) a875040
  • (Sirsi) a875040
  • a875040
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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