It finally happened.
I watched BIRTH OF A NATION.
You know, that movie that wrote the grammar of movies, that was the first of its kind, that is an undisputed classic. 236 more words
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“Race has always been one of the great subjects of film, of course. The beginning of movies as we have come to know them was 1915′s The Birth of a Nation, a sentimental celebration of the origin of the Ku Klux Klan.
Welcome back to Friday Facts and to the article Hollywood’s Adolescence by Richard E. Hubler. Last week I reproduced the first half of this article and we left it where the author was referring to how filming began to be brought indoors, with an orchestra playing at each shoot, while sets were built practically on top of each other. 427 more words