~The Birth Of A Nation~
1915
~Lillian Gish~
Directed by: D. W. Griffith

Written by:
Thomas F. Dixon Jr. - novel "The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the
Ku Klux Klan"/play "The Clansman"/Novel "The Leopard's Spots"
D.W. Griffith - writer
Frank E. Woods - writer
~Cast~

Lillian Gish ...  Elsie Stoneman
Mae Marsh ...  Flora Cameron
Henry B. Walthall ...  Col. Ben Cameron
Miriam Cooper ...  Margaret Cameron
Mary Alden ...  Lydia Brown
Ralph Lewis ...  Austin Stoneman
George Siegmann ...  Silas Lynch
Walter Long ...  Gus
Robert Harron ...  Tod Stoneman
Wallace Reid ...  Jeff (blacksmith)
Joseph Henabery ...  Abraham Lincoln / 13 other bits
Elmer Clifton ...  Phil Stoneman
Josephine Crowell ...  Mrs. Cameron
Spottiswoode Aitken ...  Dr. Cameron
George Beranger ...  Wade Cameron (as J.A. Beringer)
Maxfield Stanley ...  Duke Cameron
Jennie Lee ...  Mammy
Donald Crisp ...  Gen. Ulysses S. Grant
Howard Gaye ...  Gen. Robert E. Lee
Tom Wilson ...  Stoneman's servant (as Thomas Wilson)
Monte Blue ...  Bit Role (uncredited)
Bobby Burns ...  Klan leader (uncredited)
Edmund Burns ...  Klansman (uncredited)
Edward Burns ...  Klansman (uncredited)
Fred Burns ...  Klansman (uncredited)
David Butler ...  Northern soldier / Confederate soldier (uncredited)
Peggy Cartwright ...  Young girl (uncredited)
William E. Cassidy ...  Bit Role (uncredited)
Dark Cloud ...  A general (uncredited)
Lenore Cooper ...  Elsie's maid (uncredited)
Sam De Grasse ...  Sen. Sumner (uncredited)
William De Vaull ...  Jake (uncredited)
Charles Eagle Eye ...  Man who falls from roof (uncredited)
John Ford ...  Klansman on horse holding up hood with hand (uncredited)
Alberta Franklin ...  (uncredited)
William Freeman ...  The sentry (uncredited)
Gibson Gowland ...  Bit Role (uncredited)
Olga Grey ...  Laura Keene (uncredited)
Fred Hamer ...  (uncredited)
Russell Hicks ...  (uncredited)
Charles King ...  Undetermined Role (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Alberta Lee ...  Mrs. Lincoln (uncredited)
Elmo Lincoln ...  Blacksmith (uncredited)
Donna Montran ...  Belles of 1861 (uncredited)
Eugene Pallette ...  Union soldier (uncredited)
Vester Pegg ...  (uncredited)
Alma Rubens ...  Belles of 1861 (uncredited)
Allan Sears ...  Klansman (uncredited)
Charles Stevens ...  Volunteer (uncredited)
Madame Sul-Te-Wan ...  Black woman (Dr. Cameron's taunter) (uncredited)
Raoul Walsh ...  John Wilkes Booth (uncredited)
Jules White ...  (uncredited)
Violet Wilkey ...  Flora as a child (uncredited)
Mary Wynn ...  (uncredited)
George Walsh ... minor role
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~Remaining Credits~

Produced & Released by:
David W. Griffith Corp. (as David W. Griffith Corporation)
Epoch Producing Corporation

Produced by: D.W. Griffith and H.E. Aitken
Music by:
D.W. Griffith and Joseph Carl Breil
Cinematography by: G.W. Bitzer
Film Editing by:
D.W. Griffith
G.W. Bitzer
Joseph Henabery
James Smith
Rose Smith
Raoul Walsh
Costume Design by:
Robert Goldstein
Clare West
Chief Assistant Director: George Siegmann
Assistant Directors:
Monte Blue
Christy Cabanne
Elmer Clifton
Jack Conway
Donald Crisp
Allan Dwan
Howard Gaye
Fred Hamer
Robert Harron
Joseph Henabery
Thomas E. O'Brien
Herbert Sutch
W.S. Van Dyke
Erich Von Stroheim
Baron von Winther
Raoul Walsh
Henry B. Walthall
Tom Wilson
Art Department:
Ralph M. DeLacy ... Property Master
Shorty English ... Carpenter
Jim Newman ... Assistant Carpenter
Cash Shockey ... Set Painter
Joseph Stringer ... Set Builder
Hal Sullivan ... Assistant Property Master
Frank Wortman ... Set Designer
Special Effects by: Walter Hoffman & 'Fireworks' Wilson
Stunts by:
Monte Blue
Charles Eagle Eye
Leo Nomis
Camera Operator: Karl Brown
Assistant Camera: Frank B. Good
Editorial Department: Karl Malkames
Presenter:
D.W. Griffith
Security Officer: Jim Kidd
Laboratory Technician: Abe Schltz

Length: 12 Reels
Runtime: 120 minutes
Released: Marcb 3, 1915
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