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

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The birth of a nation by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
246 editions published between 1914 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 4,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two brothers, Phil and Ted Stoneman, visit their friends in Piedmont, South Carolina: the family Cameron. This friendship is affected by the Civil War, as the Stonemans and the Camerons must join up opposite armies. The consequences of the War in their lives are shown in connection to major historical events, like the development of the Civil War itself, Lincoln's assassination, and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
Intolerance by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
146 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Switches back and forth between four separate stories from Babylonian times to the twentieth century to show humanity's inhumanity and intolerance through the ages
Orphans of the storm by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1915 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two girls, raised as sisters, arrive in Paris on the eve of the French revolution only to be cruelly and tragically separated
Broken blossoms by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1919 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the Limehouse district of London, this is the story of Lucy, a 15-year-old living under the violent, abusive hand of her resentful prizefighter father, Battling Burrows. Driven from her home, she finds love and protection in the home of a gentle Chinese man. Together they begin to discover the joys that life has denied both of them until that time. Then Lucy's father finds her, brutally beats her protector, takes her back home, and, in his rage, kills her. The grief stricken Chinese man avenges Lucy's death and then takes his own life
Broken blossoms, or, The yellow man and the girl ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young Chinaman in London's squalid Limehouse district hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a pitiful street waif who is mistreated by her brutal father. Nursing her back to health, tragedy results when an unspoken romance flowers between them
Way down East by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
79 editions published between 1920 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young orphan girl is seduced and has a baby which dies. She is taken on as a servant by a farming family, but when her guilty past is revealed the farmer turns her out of the house into the wintry countryside. The girl almost drowns, but is rescued by the farmer's son who marries her
Landmarks of early film ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of the very earliest films from the first projections of moving images to the advent of the feature film, an area of film history often underseen, underappreciated and understudied
Abraham Lincoln by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
51 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Abraham Lincoln: An episodic biography of the 16th President of the United States focusing on Lincoln's personal tragedies as well as his great accomplishments
Intolerance a drama of comparisons ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1916 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Switches back and forth between four separate stories from Babylonian times to the twentieth century to show humanity's inhumanity and intolerance through the ages. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story treats the life of Christ. The French story centers on the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572. The modern story is set in an American mill town and the slum area of an American city
Intolerance love's struggle throughout the ages by D. W Griffith ( Visual )
35 editions published between 1916 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comprised of four separate, interwoven stories, unified by the common theme of man's inhumanity to man. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story features the life of Christ. The French story centers on the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572. The modern story is set in an American mill town and the slum area of an American city
D.W. Griffith's Biograph shorts ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The selection of motion pictures featured in this disc set traces D.W. Griffith's rapid development as a filmmaker during his five years stint at the Biograph Company"--Container
Sally of the sawdust ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1925 and 2010 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A carnival barker/conman becomes an unlikely guardian for an orphaned circus waif. When he tries to return the child to her wealthy but contemptuous grandparents he finds himself suddenly being chased by both sides of the law
Comedy, spectacle and new horizons ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2002 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of early motion picture films, focusing especially on the first films that began to reflect modern cinematic conventions. Includes works by Pathé Frères, Max Linder, the Vitagraph Company, Alice Guy Blaché, and D.W. Griffith
D.W. Griffith years of discovery, 1909-1913 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty two of the best early films directed by D.W. Griffith which helped shape cinematic narrative for two generations
Way down East a simple story of plain people ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Impoverished Anna Moore lives in a New England village with her elderly mother. Anna sets out to petition her wealthy city-dwelling Aunt Emma for help. At Aunt Emma's Anna meets rich, idle, womanizer Lennox Sanderson, who uses a mock marriage to compel her surrender to his seduction. When Anna announces that she is pregnant, the cad reveals the truth then deserts her. Anna's baby dies, her mother passes away. Abandoned and orphaned she finds refuge working on the Bartlett farm--a shamed woman who only wishes to keep her secret. David Bartlett has fallen in love with the gentle servant girl, however, and refuses to let the Puritanical justifications of a stuffy and unfeeling society alter his feelings
The great train robbery ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This special edition contains two versions of this historically significant western the original silent archival version and a digitally enhanced version with new music, effects track and color sequences
Intolerance A sun-play of the ages : A drama of comparisons ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four separate stories are interwoven: the fall of Babylon, the death of Christ, the massacre of the Huguenots and a contemporary drama, all crosscut and building with enormous energy to a thrilling chase and finale
Saved from the flames 54 rare and restored films 1896-1944 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A unique and wonderful collection of 54 rare and restored short films from the inflammable years of cinema. Movies were once made on nitrate film stock, which has a chemical composition similar to gunpowder and is highly vulnerable to fire and decay. This remarkable seven-hour anthology, organized in eight thematic groups over three DVDs, presents amazing treasures from the vaults of Lobster Films in Paris and from the Blackhawk Films Collection, rescued during half a century of gathering movies from the nitrate era."--Container
Origins of the gangster film D.W. Griffith's The narrow road (1912) and Maurice Tourneur's Alias Jimmy Valentine (1915) ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The narrow road: The story of Elmer Booth, a criminal who was pursued by a suspicious detective, Alfred Paget. Alias Jimmy Valentine takes up all the familiar elements of the crime drama with suspense and wit. It is the visual style, however, that remains the most stunning
The birth of a nation D.W. Griffith's American epic ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nearly 100 years after its initial release, this film remains one of the most controversial films ever made and a landmark achievement in film history that continues to fascinate and enrage audiences. It is the epic story of two families, one Northern and one Southern, during and after the Civil War. D.W. Griffith's masterful direction combines brilliant battle scenes and tender romance with a vicious portrayal of African-Americans
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Warwick, Grenville, 1875-1948

Brayington, Lawrence 1875-1948
De Tolignac, Gaston
DeTolignac, Gaston 1875-1948 Pseudonym
Fremont Marian 1875-1948
Griffit, Dėvid Uork, 1875-1948
Griffith, D.W.
Griffith, D. W., 1875-1948
Griffith, David Llewelyn Wark.
Griffith, David W. 1875-1948
Griffith, David Wark, 1875-1948
Griffith, Lawrence 1875-1948
Griffith, Thomas 1875-1948
Hicks, Granville 1875-1948
Lawrence, Alfred 1875-1948
Marier, Victor 1875-1948
Marier, Victor 1875-1948 Pseudonym
Marier, Victor, Captain 1875-1948
Sinclair, Irene 1875-1948
Sinclair, Irene 1875-1948 Pseudonym
Sinclair, Roy 1875-1948
Sinclair, Roy 1875-1948 Pseudonym
Tolignac, Gaston de
Tolignac, Gaston de 1875-1948
Tolignac, Gaston de 1875-1948 Pseudonym
Tolignac, M. Gaston de 1875-1948
Wark Griffith, David 1875-1948
Warwick, Granville 1875-1948
Warwick, Granville 1875-1948 Pseudonym
Warwick, Grenville 1875-1948 Pseudonym
Гриффит, Дэвид Уорк, 1875-1948
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English (770)
French (26)
German (8)
Italian (5)
Spanish (4)
Multiple languages (3)
Danish (2)
Japanese (2)
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