Ratings

TMDB Rating 6.1
IMDB Rating 6.7
RottenTomatoes Rating 100%

Financials

Revenue: $11,000,000

Budget: $100,000

Profit: + $10,900,000


Movie Details

Tag Line: The Fiery Cross of the Ku Klux Klan!

Status: Released

Average Rating: 6

Release Date: Feb 8, 1915

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Run Time: 3h 13m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Epoch Film Co.


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Synopsis

Two families, abolitionist Northerners the Stonemans and Southern landowners the Camerons, intertwine. 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.


Main Cast

Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish

Stoneman's Daughter Elsie

Age : 99 | Popularity : 8%

Mae Marsh

Mae Marsh

Flora Cameron

Age : 73 | Popularity : 8%

Henry B. Walthall

Henry B. Walthall

Col. Ben Cameron

Age : 58 | Popularity : 7%

Miriam Cooper

Miriam Cooper

Margaret Cameron

Age : 84 | Popularity : 5%

Mary Alden

Mary Alden

Stoneman's Housekeeper Lydia

Age : 63 | Popularity : 3%

Ralph Lewis

Ralph Lewis

Leader of the House Hon. Austin Stoneman

Age : 65 | Popularity : 4%

George Siegmann

George Siegmann

Lieut. Governor Silas Lynch

Age : 46 | Popularity : 3%

Walter Long

Walter Long

Gus

Age : 73 | Popularity : 5%


Crew

Department Role Name
Directing Assistant Director
Erich von Stroheim
Erich von Stroheim
Joseph Henabery
Joseph Henabery
Raoul Walsh
Raoul Walsh
Henry B. Walthall
Henry B. Walthall
Elmer Clifton
Elmer Clifton
Donald Crisp
Donald Crisp
Howard Gaye
Howard Gaye
Robert Harron
Robert Harron
W.S. Van Dyke
W.S. Van Dyke
Jack Conway
Jack Conway
Allan Dwan
Allan Dwan
Monte Blue
Monte Blue
Christy Cabanne
Christy Cabanne
Tom Wilson
Tom Wilson
Herbert Sutch
Herbert Sutch
Fred Hamer
Fred Hamer
Thomas E. O'Brien
Thomas E. O'Brien
Baron von Winther
Baron von Winther
Director
D.W. Griffith
D.W. Griffith
Writing Novel
Thomas F. Dixon Jr.
Thomas F. Dixon Jr.
Adaptation
Thomas F. Dixon Jr.
Thomas F. Dixon Jr.
Screenplay
Frank E. Woods
Frank E. Woods
Writer
D.W. Griffith
D.W. Griffith
Production Executive Producer
H.E. Aitken
H.E. Aitken
Producer
D.W. Griffith
D.W. Griffith
Camera Director of Photography
Joseph Carl Breil
Joseph Carl Breil
Billy Bitzer
Billy Bitzer
Camera Operator
Karl Brown
Karl Brown
Sound Music
Joseph Carl Breil
Joseph Carl Breil
Joseph Nurnberger
Joseph Nurnberger
Original Music Composer
Jon Mirsalis
Jon Mirsalis
D.W. Griffith
D.W. Griffith
Conductor
Carli Elinor
Carli Elinor
Editing Editor
Joseph Henabery
Joseph Henabery
James Smith
James Smith
Rose Smith
Rose Smith
Raoul Walsh
Raoul Walsh
D.W. Griffith
D.W. Griffith
Negative Cutter
Karl Malkames
Karl Malkames
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Robert Goldstein
Robert Goldstein
Clare West
Clare West
Crew Special Effects
Walter Hoffman
Walter Hoffman
Fireworks Wilson
Fireworks Wilson
Presenter
D.W. Griffith
D.W. Griffith
Stunts
Monte Blue
Monte Blue
Leo Nomis
Leo Nomis
Charles Eagle Eye
Charles Eagle Eye
Carpenter
Shorty English
Shorty English
Security
Jim Kidd
Jim Kidd
Visual Effects Special Effects Supervisor
Walter Hoffman
Walter Hoffman
Art Property Master
Ralph M. DeLacy
Ralph M. DeLacy
Set Designer
Frank Wortman
Frank Wortman
Assistant Property Master
Hal Sullivan
Hal Sullivan
Painter
Cash Shockey
Cash Shockey
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