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Title Intolerance [videorecording] / Wark Producing Corporation ; produced, written, and directed by D.W. Griffith ; titles by Anita Loos.

Imprint New York : Kino on Video, c2002.

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 GDL Central Library DVD    INT    Available
Description 1 videodisc (197 min.) : sd., b&w with col. sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Griffith masterworks
Note Title from container.
Remastered, with color tinted sequences.
Production credits from container and other sources.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1916.
Special features include a filmed introduction by Orson Welles; excerpts from Cabiria (1914,) and The last days of Pompeii (1914,) two films that inspired Griffith to make Intolerance; text excerpts from Away with meddlers : a declaration of independence, and The rise and fall of free speech in America, two pamphlets published by D.W. Griffiths at the time of Intolerance's release; excerpt of The fall of Babylon (1916) which offers an alternative ending to the Babylonian sequence; and information about the score.
Credits Photographers, G.W. Bitzer, Karl Brown ; music composed & performed by Joseph Turrin ; produced for video by Bret Wood.
Cast Lillian Gish, Robert Harron, Mae Marsh, Constance Talmadge, Bessie Love, Seena Owen, Alfred Paget, Mirian Cooper, Erich Von Stroheim, Margery Wilson, Elmer Clifton, Tully Marshall.
Summary Switches back and forth between four separate stories from Babylonian times to the twentieth century to show humanity's inhumanity and intolerance through the ages. The Babylonian story deals with the fall of Babylon in 538 B.C. The Judean story treats the life of Christ. The French story centers on the Massacre of St. Bartholomew's Day in 1572. The modern story is set in an American mill town and the slum area of an American city.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD ; full-frame (1.33:1)
Language Silent, with English intertitles and new score.
Subject Jesus Christ -- Miracles -- Drama.
Jesus Christ -- Crucifixion -- Drama.
Jesus Christ -- Teachings -- Drama.
Saint Bartholomew's Day, Massacre of, France, 1572 -- Drama.
Poverty -- Drama.
Babylon (Extinct city) -- Drama.
Genre/Form Social problem films
Silent films
Added Author Griffith, D. W. (David Wark), 1875-1948.
Loos, Anita, 1893-1981.
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993.
Harron, Robert, 1894-1920.
Marsh, Mae, 1895-1968.
Talmadge, Constance, 1898-1973.
Love, Bessie.
Owen, Seena, -1966.
Paget, Alfred, 1880-1925.
Cooper, Miriam, 1891-1976.
Von Stroheim, Erich, 1885-1957.
Wilson, Margery.
Clifton, Elmer, 1890-1949.
Marshall, Tully, 1864-1943.
Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944.
Brown, Karl.
Turrin, Joseph, 1947-
Wood, Bret.
Wark Producing Corporation.
Kino International Corporation.
Note Title on container: D.W. Griffith's Intolerance
Added Title Drama of comparisons
Standard No. 738329026721
Music No. K267 Kino on Video

 
    
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