Overview

In the span of five years, pioneering director D.W. Griffith delivered some 450 films for the Biograph Company at a rate of two or three films per week. One and two reels in length, these works showed the filmmaker inventing, borrowing, and perfecting techniques he later used to memorable effect in "The Birth of a Nation," "Intolerance," "Way Down East" and "Orphans of the Storm." Including Lillian and Dorothy Gish, Mary Pickford, Mack Sennett, Lionel Barrymore, Henry Walthall, and Mae Marsh. Among the 22 titles included on this landmark release are such widely recognized masterworks as "The Musketeers of Pig Alley," "The Battle at Elderbush Gulch," "The New York Hat," and "A Corner in Wheat."

  1. D.W. Griffith

    Director, Writer

  2. Edward Acker

    Writer

  3. Edgar Allan Poe

    Writer

  4. Anita Loos

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Elmer Booth

    Elmer Booth

  2. Lillian Gish

    Lillian Gish

  3. Clara T. Bracy

  4. Walter Miller

    Walter Miller

  5. Alfred Paget

    Alfred Paget

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Status Released

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  • September 10, 2002
    Physical

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Original Language English

Runtime 5h 34m

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