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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[on what people associated with silent films] The good old American faculty of wanting to be shown things.
Some of the investors for his controversial film The Birth of a Nation
(1915) were Louis B. Mayer
, H.E. Aitken
and Jesse L. Lasky
, among many others in Hollywood at that time. The film's success is what financed Mayer, Aitken and Lasky into forming their own studios in Hollywood, eventually becoming MGM and Paramount, among others.
His films depict the cruelty of humankind.