Appeared on an NBC radio special: "The Dodge Hour", March 29, 1928, with Douglas Fairbanks
, Charles Chaplin
and John Barrymore
. Griffith spoke on "Love". Sponsored by Dodge Brothers to introduce its newest automobile, it was broadcast from New York, Detroit and Hollywood. No recording is known to exist.
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[Instructions Griffith allegedly gave to his assistants during the making of one of his epics, quoted by Josef von Sternberg
in his memoir "Fun in a Chinese Laundry"] Move these 10,000 horses a trifle to the right, and that mob out there three feet forward.
The film America
(1924) is regarded as a major turning point in his career. Its failure ended his tenure as the industry's preeminent director.
His films depict the cruelty of humankind.