The Birth of a Nation

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Nearly 100 years after its initial release, THE BIRTH OF A NATION remains one of the most controversial films ever made and a landmark achievement in film history that continues to fascinate and enrage audiences.

Nearly 100 years after its initial release, THE BIRTH OF A NATION remains one of the most controversial films ever made and a landmark achievement in film history that continues to fascinate and enrage audiences.

Original Release

03/21/1915

US Release

03/21/1915

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Cast

Lillian Gish Elsie - Stoneman's Daughter / Stoneman's Daughter Elsie
Mae Marsh Flora Cameron
Henry B. Walthall Col. Ben Cameron aka The Little Colonel / Col. Ben Cameron
Miriam Cooper Margaret Cameron - the Elder Sister / Margaret Cameron
Mary Alden Lydia Brown - Stoneman's Mulatto Housekeeper / Stoneman's Housekeeper Lydia
Ralph Lewis Hon. Austin Stoneman - Leader of the House / Leader of the House Hon. Austin Stoneman
Joseph Henabery Abraham Lincoln
Josephine Crowell Mrs. Cameron
Spottiswoode Aitken Dr. Cameron
Jennie Lee Mammy
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

D.W. Griffith

Writers

D.W. Griffith, Thomas Dixon Jr., Frank E. Woods

Cast

Lillian Gish Elsie - Stoneman's Daughter / Stoneman's Daughter Elsie
Mae Marsh Flora Cameron
Henry B. Walthall Col. Ben Cameron aka The Little Colonel / Col. Ben Cameron
Miriam Cooper Margaret Cameron - the Elder Sister / Margaret Cameron
Mary Alden Lydia Brown - Stoneman's Mulatto Housekeeper / Stoneman's Housekeeper Lydia
Ralph Lewis Hon. Austin Stoneman - Leader of the House / Leader of the House Hon. Austin Stoneman
Joseph Henabery Abraham Lincoln
Josephine Crowell Mrs. Cameron
Spottiswoode Aitken Dr. Cameron
Jennie Lee Mammy
George Siegmann Silas Lynch - Mulatto Lieut. Governor / Lieut. Governor Silas Lynch
Elmer Clifton Phil - Stoneman's Elder Son / Stoneman's Elder Son Phil
George Beranger Wade Cameron - the Second Son / Wade Cameron
Maxfield Stanley Duke Cameron - the Youngest Son / Duke Cameron
Donald Crisp Gen. U.S. Grant / Gen. Ulysses S. Grant
Howard Gaye Gen. Robert E. Lee
Raoul Walsh John Wilkes Booth
Walter Long Gus - A Renegade Negro / Gus
Robert Harron Tod - Stoneman's Younger Son / Tod
Wallace Reid Jeff - The Blacksmith / Jeff, the Blacksmith

Producers

H.E. Aitken Executive Producer
D.W. Griffith Producer

Editors

D.W. Griffith, Joseph Henabery, James Smith, Rose Smith, Raoul Walsh

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