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The Birth of a Nation (1915) starring Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall (Full Movie)

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The Birth of a Nation (1915) Full Movie 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. Cast: Lillian Gish as Elsie Stoneman Mae Marsh as Flora Cameron Henry B. Walthall as Colonel Ben Cameron Miriam Cooper as Margaret Cameron Ralph Lewis as Austin Stoneman George Siegmann as Silas Lynch William De Vaull as Jake Walter Long as Gus Robert Harron as Tod Stoneman Wallace Reid as Jeff the blacksmith Joseph Henabery as Abraham Lincoln Elmer Clifton as Phil Stoneman Josephine Crowell as Mrs. Cameron Spottiswoode Aitken as Dr. Cameron George Beranger as Wade Cameron Maxfield Stanley as Duke Cameron Jennie Lee as Mammy Donald Crisp as General Ulysses S. Grant Howard Gaye as General Robert E. Lee Directed by D. W. Griffith Produced by D. W. Griffith, Harry Aitken Screenplay by D. W. Griffith, Frank E. Woods Based on The Clansman by T. F. Dixon, Jr. Music by Joseph Carl Breil Cinematography: G.W. Bitzer Edited by D. W. Griffith Production company: David W. Griffith Corp. Distributed by Epoch Producing Co. Release date: February 8, 1915 Running time: 133 minutes (Original release), 190 minutes (at 16 frame/s) Country: United States Language: Silent film, English intertitles Budget: $112,000 Box office: unknown; estimated $11,000,000–$60,000,000