Birth of Nation': Film Forbidden in France
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Thomas Dixon Jr. (adapted from his novel: "The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan")
The Stoneman family finds its friendship with the Camerons affected by the Civil War, both fighting in opposite armies. The development of the war in their lives plays through to Lincoln's assassination and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan.
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London, Oct. 15 – The Paris correspondent of the Morning Post states that a sensation has been caused in the French film world. Despite the Government's refusal to allow the exhibition of D. W. Griffith's 'Birth of Nation' film, it was shown in Paris for two days, and the film attracted record houses in the leading Boulevard cinema house.
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