The Birth of a Nation,' presented last night at the Coronet, lives up to all the good things that have been said about it. To make the historical event interesting, it has been necessary to include a little romantic interest. This is most adequately presented by Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall. There is also the usual leavening of comedy with which Griffith throws into relief his more dramatic effects.
The Birth of a Nation': Maintains all its Promise
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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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