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The Resource The Birth of a Nation : how a legendary filmmaker and a crusading editor reignited America's Civil War, Dick Lehr

The Birth of a Nation : how a legendary filmmaker and a crusading editor reignited America's Civil War, Dick Lehr

Label
The Birth of a Nation : how a legendary filmmaker and a crusading editor reignited America's Civil War
Title
The Birth of a Nation
Title remainder
how a legendary filmmaker and a crusading editor reignited America's Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Dick Lehr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the 1915 controversy over the film "Birth of a Nation" framed by the legal and public conflict between journalist Monroe Trotter and filmmaker D.W. Griffith
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lehr, Dick
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Trotter, William Monroe
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Trotter, William Monroe
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • United States
  • United States
  • Race relations
  • War and motion pictures
  • United States
Label
The Birth of a Nation : how a legendary filmmaker and a crusading editor reignited America's Civil War, Dick Lehr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-329) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Jan 2, 1915 -- Part I. Fathers and sons. Guns, bayonets, and cannon "grapes" ; The Trotters ; The Griffiths ; On the firing line: 1895-1903 ; Character work: 1896-1907 -- Part II. Finding their voices. Trotterism: 1903-1908 ; The moviemaker: 1908-1913 ; Fame rising, fame falling, circa 1913 -- Part III. A Birth of a Nation. 1914 ; The Wilson White House ; Trotter rides the rails -- Part IV. 1915. Curley's our man, or not? ; Bringing down the house ; "We'll hang Tom Dixon" -- Part V. Victory and defeat. Victory at hand ; The curtain falls -- Epilogue
Control code
889005723
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 343 pages
Isbn
9781586489878
Lccn
2014029679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 505
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)889005723
Label
The Birth of a Nation : how a legendary filmmaker and a crusading editor reignited America's Civil War, Dick Lehr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-329) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Jan 2, 1915 -- Part I. Fathers and sons. Guns, bayonets, and cannon "grapes" ; The Trotters ; The Griffiths ; On the firing line: 1895-1903 ; Character work: 1896-1907 -- Part II. Finding their voices. Trotterism: 1903-1908 ; The moviemaker: 1908-1913 ; Fame rising, fame falling, circa 1913 -- Part III. A Birth of a Nation. 1914 ; The Wilson White House ; Trotter rides the rails -- Part IV. 1915. Curley's our man, or not? ; Bringing down the house ; "We'll hang Tom Dixon" -- Part V. Victory and defeat. Victory at hand ; The curtain falls -- Epilogue
Control code
889005723
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 343 pages
Isbn
9781586489878
Lccn
2014029679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 505
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)889005723

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