The picture that made D. W. Griffith's name, 'The Birth of a Nation' commences its showing at the Coronet today. The acting is marked by that sincerity which the big producer always insists upon. Lillian Gish and Henry B. Walthall take the main parts. The film which was made some years ago, still stands alone as a picture that will take a world of effort and ability to equal.
The Coronet: 'The Birth of a Nation'
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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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