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Kent Memorial Library - Suffield DVD INT (NR) 3117 (Text to phone) 32518107357264 Adult DVD Available -
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield DVD SILENT INT (Text to phone) 36123132663434 Adult DVD Available -

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General Note:
Videodisc release of the 1916 motion picture.
Remastered, with color tinted sequences.
Production credits from container and other sources.
"A sun-play of the ages"--Title card.
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Wark Producing Corporation ; produced, written, and directed by D.W. Griffith ; titles by Anita Loos ; photographers, G.W. Bitzer, Karl Brown ; music composed & performed by Joseph Turrin ; produced for video by Bret Wood.
Participant or Performer Note:
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, etc.:
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.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
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.
Social problems > Drama.
Feature films.
Silent films.
Babylon (Extinct city) > Drama.

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