The Birth of a Nation (1930)

Stars: Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Ralph Lewis, George Siegmann, Robert Harron, Spottiswoode Aitken
Director: D.W. Griffith
Runtime: 104 Minutes
Language: English subtitles - music score
Color:  Black and White
Format:  DVD-R (region free)
Rating: NR
Price: $12.95

The Birth of a Nation
(1930 resissue)

Director: D.W. Griffith

Lillian Gish  ... Elsie - Stoneman's Daughter
Mae Marsh  ... Flora Cameron - The Pet Sister
Henry B. Walthall  ... Col. Ben Cameron
Miriam Cooper  ... Margaret Cameron - Elder Sister
Mary Alden  ... Lydia - Stoneman's Mulatto Housekeeper
Ralph Lewis  ... Hon. Austin Stoneman - Leader of the House
George Siegmann  ... Silas Lynch - Mulatto Lieut. Governor
Walter Long  ... Gus - A Renegade Negro
Robert Harron  ... Tod - Stoneman's Younger Son
Wallace Reed  ... Jeff - The Blacksmith
Joseph Henabery  ... Abraham Lincoln
Elmer Clifton  ... Phil - Stoneman's Elder Son
Josephine Crowell  ... Mrs. Cameron
Spottiswoode Aitken  ... Dr. Cameron
George Beranger  ... Wade Cameron - Second Son

Adapted from the Thomas F. Dixon Jr. novel: "The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan"

The 1930 reissue of D.W. Griffith's 1915 controversial cinematic masterpiece. This drama follows two families, the Northern Stoneman family and the Southern Cameron family, through the horrors of the Civil War to the hardship of the Reconstruction Era to the eventual rise of the KKK.

104 minutes presented with the reissued soundtrack
including synchronized music and sounds effects