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‘The Birth of a Nation’ Gets Colorized: D.W. Griffith’s Controversial Classic Gets Significant Update

23 September 2016 10:50 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

D.W. Griffith’s 1915 black-and-white classic “The Birth of a Nation” has been colorized. Named one of the hundred best films of all time, this new updated edition, “The Birth Of A Nation: The Colorized Version,” is available in DVD format from Createspace.com, a subsidiary of the Amazon group of companies and features new colorized intertitle cards.

The film follows the lives of the northern Stoneman and southern Cameron families before, during and after the Civil War. When Confederate colonel Ben Cameron (Henry B. Walthall) is captured in battle, nurse Elsie Stoneman (Lillian Gish) petitions for his pardon. Cameron then founds the Ku Klux Klan, which makes him battle Elsie’s congressman father (Ralph Lewis) and his African-American protégé, Silas Lynch (George Siegmann). 

Read More: ‘The Birth of a Nation’ Premieres in Toronto, and Audiences Give Nate Parker a Second Chance

“The Birth Of A Nation” was a commercial success upon release, »

- Liz Calvario

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