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The Birth of a Nation

100/100 1915 193min Drama History War Watch Trailer

Two families, abolitionist Northerners the Stonemans and Southern landowners the Camerons, intertwine in director D.W. Griffith's controversial Civil War epic. When Confederate colonel Ben Cameron is captured in battle, nurse Elsie Stoneman petitions for his pardon. In Reconstruction-era South Carolina, Cameron founds the Ku Klux Klan, battling Elsie's congressman father and his African-American protégé, Silas Lynch.

Actors: Henry B. Walthall, Joseph Henabery, Josephine Crowell, Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Mary Alden, Miriam Cooper, Ralph Lewis, Spottiswoode Aitken,

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