The Birth of a Nation The Clansman Directed by: D.W. Griffith, USA, 1915
Cast and Credits
Production Epoch Producing Corporation David W. Griffith Corporation Distribution Epoch Producing Corporation Producer D.W. Griffith Director D.W. Griffith Assistant Director Elmer Clifton Robert Harron Joseph Henabery George Siegmann Erich von Stroheim Raoul Walsh Henry B. Walthall Scenario D.W. Griffith Frank E. Woods Based on Thomas Dixon [Novel "The Clansman"] Director of Photography G.W. Bitzer Camera Operator Karl Brown Composer Joseph Carl Breil D.W. Griffith Editor D.W. Griffith Joseph Henabery James Smith Rose Smith Raoul Walsh Set Decoration Frank Wortman Cast Lillian Gish [Elsie Stoneman] Mae Marsh [Flora Cameron] Henry B. Walthall [Col. Ben Cameron (as Henry Walthall)] Miriam Cooper [Margaret Cameron - Elder Sister] Mary Alden [Lydia - Stoneman's Mulatto Housekeeper] Spottiswoode Aitken [Dr. Cameron] Ralph Lewis [Hon. Austin Stoneman - Leader of the House] George Beranger [Wade Cameron - Second Son (as J.A. Beringer)] Elmer Clifton [Phil, Stoneman's Elder Son] Donald Crisp [Gen. U.S. Grant] Josephine Crowell [Mrs. Cameron] Howard Gaye [General Robert E. Lee] Robert Harron [Ted Stoneman, the younger son] Joseph Henabery [Abraham Lincoln (as Jos. Henabery)] Jennie Lee [Mammy, The Faithful Servant] Walter Long [Gus, Cameron's Servant] Wallace Reid [Jeff, the Blacksmith (as Wallace Reed)] George Siegmann [Silas Lynch - Mulatto Lieut. Governor (as George Seigmann)] Maxfield Stanley [Duke Cameron - Youngest Son] Monte Blue Harry Braham [Cameron's Male Servant] Bob Burns [Klan Leader] Edmund Burns [Klansman] Bobby Burns [Klansman] William E. Cassidy Lenore Cooper [Elsies Magd] Sam de Grasse [Senator Sumner] William de Vaull [Jake] John Ford [Klansman] Alberta Franklin William Freeman [The Sentry] Gibson Gowland Olga Grey [Laura Keene] Russell Hicks Charles King Alberta Lee [Mrs. Lincoln] Elmo Lincoln [Blacksmith] Bessie Love Donna Montran [Belles of 1861] Eugene Pallette [Union Soldier] Vester Pegg George Reed Alma Rubens [Belles of 1861] Allan Sears [Klansman] Charles Stevens [Freiwilliger] Erich von Stroheim Raoul Walsh [Lincolns Moerder] Jules White Violet Wilkey [Flora as a child] Tom Wilson [Stonemans servant] Mary Wynn ...............
Category: Feature Film
Technical Details: Format: 35 mm, 1:1,33 - Ratio: 1:1,33 - Black and White,Length: 190 minutes, 11335 feet, 12 reels, 16 frames per second
Sound System: silent
First Screening: August 2, 1915 in Los Angeles
Survival Status: Prints of this picture exist
Bibliography- Motography, Vol XIII, March 20, 1915, pg 431p
- Motography, Vol XIII, June 19, 1915, pg 1009
100 Film da salvare, pg 20ff; - Jerzy Toeplitz, Geschichte des Films, Band I, pg. 129f
References in Databases
IMDb - International Movie Data Base Nr. tt0004972
KinoTV Database Nr. 7862
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