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1915: D. W. Griffith - Birth Of A Nation (Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh & Henry B. Walthall)

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The Civil War divides friends and destroys families, but that's nothing compared to the anarchy in the black-ruled South after the war.

Cast
Lillian Gish ... Elsie, Stoneman's Daughter
Mae Marsh ... Flora Cameron, The Pet Sister
Henry B. Walthall ... Col. Ben Cameron
Miriam Cooper ... Margaret Cameron, Elder Sister
Mary Alden ... Lydia, Stoneman's Mulatto Housekeeper
Ralph Lewis ... Hon. Austin Stoneman, Leader of the House
George Siegmann ... Silas Lynch, Mulatto Lieut. Governor
Walter Long ... Gus, A Renegade Negro
Robert Harron ... Tod - Stoneman's Younger Son
Wallace Reid ... Jeff - The Blacksmith
Joseph Henabery ... Abraham Lincoln
Elmer Clifton ... Phil, Stoneman's Elder Son
Josephine Crowell ... Mrs. Cameron
Spottiswoode Aitken ... Dr. Cameron
George Beranger ... Wade Cameron Second Son
Maxfield Stanley ... Duke Cameron Youngest Son
Jennie Lee ... Mammy The Faithful Servant
Donald Crisp ... Gen. U.S. Grant
Howard Gaye ... Gen. Robert E. Lee
Monte Blue
Harry Braham ... Cameron's Male Servant
Bob Burns ... Klan Leader
Edmund Burns ... Klansman
Edward Burns ... Klansman
Fred Burns ... Klansman
David Butler ... Northern Soldier / Confederate Soldier
Peggy Cartwright ... Young Girl in Cabin
William E. Cassidy ...
Dark Cloud ... General
Lenore Cooper ... Elsie's Maid
Sam De Grasse ... Sen. Charles Sumner
William De Vaull ... Nelse
Charles Eagle Eye ... Man Who Falls from Roof
John Ford ... Klansman on Horse Holding Up Hood with Hand
Alberta Franklin ...
William Freeman ... Jake / Sentry at Hospital
Gibson Gowland ...
Olga Grey ... Laura Keene
Fred Hamer
Russell Hicks
Charles King
Alberta Lee ... Mrs. Lincoln
Elmo Lincoln ... Blacksmith
Betty Marsh ... Child with Dr. Cameron
Donna Montran ... Belle of 1861
Eugene Pallette ... Union Soldier
Vester Pegg
Alma Rubens ... Belle of 1861
Allan Sears ... Klansman
Charles Stevens ... Volunteer
Madame Sul-Te-Wan ... Black Woman - Dr. Cameron's Taunter
George Walsh
Raoul Walsh ... John Wilkes Booth
Jules White ... Confederate Soldier
Violet Wilkey ... Flora Cameron as a Child
Tom Wilson ... Stoneman's Servant
Mary Wynn

Directed by D. W. Griffith
Scenario by D. W. Griffith, Frank E. Woods
Produced by D. W. Griffith
Executive Producer H. E. Aitken
Cinematography by G. W. Bitzer
Film Editing by D. W. Griffith, Rose Smith, James Smith
Film Editing by Joseph Henaberry, Raoul Walsh

Details
Country USA
Release Date: March 3, 1915
Production Co: David W. Griffith Corp

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