The Birth of a Nation 1915


Cast and credits
Directed by D.W. Griffith
Screenplay by D.W. Griffith
Frank E. Woods
Cast:
Elsie - Stonemans DaughterLillian Gish
Flora Cameron - The Pet SisterMae Marsh
Col. Ben CameronHenry B. Walthall
Margaret Cameron - Elder SisterMiriam Cooper
Lydia - Stonemans Mulatto HousekeeperMary Alden
Hon. Austin Stoneman - Leader of the HouseRalph Lewis
Silas Lynch - Mulatto Lieut. GovernorGeorge Siegmann
Gus - a Renegade NegroWalter Long
Tod - Stonemans Younger SonRobert Harron
Jeff - the BlacksmithWallace Reid
Abraham LincolnJoseph Henabery
Phil - Stonemans Elder SonElmer Clifton
Mrs. CameronJosephine Crowell
Dr. CameronSpottiswoode Aitken
Wade Cameron - Second SonGeorge Beranger
Gen. U.S. GrantDonald Crisp
Gen. Robert E. LeeHoward Gaye
Black Woman - Dr. Camerons TaunterMadame Sul-Te-Wan
Stonemans ServantTom Wilson
Sen. Charles SumnerSam De Grasse
Belle of 1861Alma Rubens
Union SoldierEugene Pallette
Klan LeaderBobby Burns
VolunteerCharles Stevens
Minor RoleRussell Hicks
Minor RoleGibson Gowland
Confederate SoldierJules White
BlacksmithElmo Lincoln
KlansmanEdmund Burns
KlansmanFred Burns
Bessie Love
Himself (1931 reissue version)D.W. Griffith
Klansman on Horse Holding Up Hood with HandJohn Ford
Minor RoleGeorge Walsh
Laura KeeneOlga Grey
Minor RoleErich von Stroheim
Northern Soldier/Confederate SoldierDavid Butler
Himself (1931 reissue version)Walter Huston
John Wilkes BoothRaoul Walsh
Minor RoleMonte Blue
Director of photography G.W. Bitzer
Produced by D.W. Griffith
Executive Producer Harry Aitken
Music composed by D.W. Griffith
Edited by D.W. Griffith
Raoul Walsh
Joseph Henabery
Year:1915
Running time: 190 minutes
Country: United States
Language: Silent film