The Birth of Nation: Greatest Film Due Shortly
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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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The Birth of Nation,' the big Griffith's picture due in Hongkong shortly for the first time, may be said to have laid the foundation of the famous producer's reputation. The love interest is portrayed by Lillian Gish as Elsie Stonemen, and Henry D. [sic] Walthall as 'the Little Colonel.'
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