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The Birth of a nation

[S.l.] : Film Preservation Associates ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Distributed by Image Entertainment, c1992.

1 videodisc (187 min.) : sd., color tinted ; 4 3/4 in.

A Civil War spectacular. Portrays life in the South during and after the Civil War as revealed in a story depicting the war itself, the conflict between the defeated Southerners and emancipated renegade Negroes, the despoiling of the South during the carpetbagger period, and the revival of the Southern white man's honor through the efforts of the Ku Klux Klan.

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Title:

The Birth of a nation [videorecording] / Blackhawk Films.

Publisher:

[S.l.] : Film Preservation Associates ; Chatsworth, Calif. : Distributed by Image Entertainment, c1992.

Physical:

1 videodisc (187 min.) : sd., color tinted ; 4 3/4 in.

Series:

Blackhawk films collection.

Notes:

Based on the play The clansman, by Thomas Dixon.

Notes:

Title on container: David Wark Griffith presents The birth of a nation.

Notes:

Originally produced as motion picture in 1915.

Notes:

Includes 24-minute film The making of The birth of a nation, by Russell Merritt and David Shepard.

Notes:

"ID4674DSDVD.".

Summary:

A Civil War spectacular. Portrays life in the South during and after the Civil War as revealed in a story depicting the war itself, the conflict between the defeated Southerners and emancipated renegade Negroes, the despoiling of the South during the carpetbagger period, and the revival of the Southern white man's honor through the efforts of the Ku Klux Klan.

Subject:

Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.)--Drama.

Subject:

Birth of a nation (Motion picture)

Subject:

Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)--Drama.

AE:PersName:

Dixon, Thomas, 1864-1946. Clansman.

AE:PersName:

Griffith, D. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948.

AE:PersName:

Merritt, Russell.

AE:PersName:

Shepard, David.

AE:CorpName:

Blackhawk Films.

AE:CorpName:

Image Entertainment.

AE:CorpName:

Film Preservation Associates.

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    $c Transcribing agency  GAT
245 Title 04  $a Title  The Birth of a nation
    $h Medium  [videorecording] /
    $c Statement of responsibility  Blackhawk Films.
260 PublicationInfo   $a Place of publication, dist.  [S.l.] :
    $b Name of publisher, dist, etc  Film Preservation Associates ;
    $a Place of publication, dist.  Chatsworth, Calif. :
    $b Name of publisher, dist, etc  Distributed by Image Entertainment,
    $c Date of publication, dist, etc  c1992.
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  1 videodisc (187 min.) :
    $b Other physical details  sd., color tinted ;
    $c Dimensions  4 3/4 in.
440 Series Title $a Title  Blackhawk films collection.
500 General Note   $a General note  Based on the play The clansman, by Thomas Dixon.
500 General Note   $a General note  Title on container: David Wark Griffith presents The birth of a nation.
500 General Note   $a General note  Originally produced as motion picture in 1915.
500 General Note   $a General note  Includes 24-minute film The making of The birth of a nation, by Russell Merritt and David Shepard.
500 General Note   $a General note  "ID4674DSDVD.".
508 ProductnCredits   $a Creation/production credits  Original score by Joseph Carl Breil ; conducted by Eric Beheim ; produced for video by David Shepard.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  A Civil War spectacular. Portrays life in the South during and after the Civil War as revealed in a story depicting the war itself, the conflict between the defeated Southerners and emancipated renegade Negroes, the despoiling of the South during the carpetbagger period, and the revival of the Southern white man's honor through the efforts of the Ku Klux Klan.
538 Technical   $a Technical details note  DVD.
610 Subj:CorpName 20  $a Corporate name  Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.)
    $v Form subdivision  Drama.
630 Subj:Title 00  $a Uniform title  Birth of a nation (Motion picture)
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
    $v Form subdivision  Drama.
651 Subj:Geog $a Geographic name  United States
    $x General subdivision  History
    $y Chronological subdivision  Civil War, 1861-1865
    $v Form subdivision  Drama.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Dixon, Thomas,
    $d Dates of flourishing  1864-1946.
    $t Title of a work  Clansman.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Griffith, D. W.
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700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Merritt, Russell.
700 AE:PersName 1   $a Personal name  Shepard, David.
710 AE:CorpName 2   $a Corporate name  Blackhawk Films.
710 AE:CorpName 2   $a Corporate name  Image Entertainment.
710 AE:CorpName 2   $a Corporate name  Film Preservation Associates.
740 AE:DiffTitle 01  $a Different title  Clansman.
740 AE:DiffTitle 01  $a Different title  David Wark Griffith presents The Birth of a nation.
740 AE:DiffTitle 01  $a Different title  Making of The Birth of a nation.
852 Holdings   $a Location  PS
    $p Barcode  11611
    $9 Cost  21.00
    $h Classification part  V 973.7 Bir DVD

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