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The Birth of a Nation

Cast
Lillian Gish, Mae Marsh, Henry B. Walthall, Miriam Cooper, Mary Alden, Ralph Lewis, George Siegmann, Walter Long, Robert Harron, Elmer Clifton, Josephine Cromwell
Released
1915
Mary Todd Lincoln
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The Camerons react to news of the death of youngest son Duke. (0:44)

Duke’s older brother Wade Cameron dies in battle. (0:49)

The Camerons react to news of the death of second son Wade. (1:03)

Assassination of Abraham Lincoln with Mary Todd Lincoln close by (1:28)

Intertitle: "The charity of a generous North misused to delude the ignorant." (1:39)

Cameron housekeeper “Mammy” (intertitle): "Dem free-niggers f’um d N’of am sho’ crazy." (1:42)

Youngest Cameron daughter Flora jumps from a high cliff to die in the arms of her brother.
Intertitle: ”For her who had learned the stern lesson of honor we should not grieve that she found sweeter the opal gates of death.” (2:17)

Her mother and sister react to Fora’s death. (2:20)

Intertitle: "Lynch, drunk with wine and power, orders his henchmen to hurry preparations for a forced marriage."
Elsie appears to faint. (2:48)

Intertitle: "The town given over to crazed negroes brought in by Lynch and Stoneman to overawe the whites." (2:54)

Reference in BlacKKKlansman