The Birth of a Nation

Also Known As

The Clansman ( USA )


The Birth of a Nation
  • 08 February 1915

  • Drama / History / War

  • USA

  • 190 min

  • 2 wins

  • 6.8

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D.W. Griffith

Himself (1931 reissue version)

Lillian Gish

Elsie - Stoneman's Daughter

Mae Marsh

Flora Cameron - The Pet Sister

Henry B. Walthall

Col. Ben Cameron (as Henry Walthall)


Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.

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This is a IMDB page Review08 March 2012

IMDB Review:

This is a silent b&w film which every movie buff really does need to see, for two reasons.

1. It shows how far the movie making process has come, and gives us all a way to truly appreciate some of the other early films, and how far the moviemaking technology advanced between... more





Thanks for that comment good to know.07 December 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know.

Mad About Movies




thanks11 November 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

Tuff Tofu




Is the iPod ...25 September 2011

Format of good quality -- enough to purchase and download? Or, for that matter is the DivX up to spec's ...?





thanks for the comment24 June 2011

good to know

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silent era goodie08 January 2011

Early film like these make me laugh. Boy, have they come a long way.

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