D. W. Griffith

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United States film maker who was the first to use flashbacks and fade-outs (1875-1948)

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In 1918, when the legendary American film director D.
For in his latest role, Washington has taken on the black antihero and made him a real human being, rather than the two dimensional, primitive demon he has too often been since first D.
You know, the movie about the innocent man on death row-I remember when D.
The organisation of the space, with its grand stair that rises through tall palm trees to the upper level, has a touch of D.
Born in Sisson, California, Anita Loos at age fifteen began writing film scripts for D.
The 700-plus-title Cohen Film Collection comprises landmark works by D.
The Sackler show includes lectures, a small number of other artifacts, a workshop on how to tweet in cuneiform, concerts and a showing of the 1916 silent film "Intolerance," directed by D.
Canjels also offers new views on the serial work of well-known directors such as D.
Arriving at 4500 Sunset Boulevard in 1915, Fairbanks signed a contract that stipulated that all his films were to be personally supervised by director D.
Reel 35, Series 5, the Killian-Sterling Collection, The D.
In 1919, movie studio United Artists was incorporated by Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, D.
Quite aside from his trailblazing cinema, Anger led a rather star-spangled existence, starring as a child alongside Mickey Rooney and James Cagney in 1935's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," and later hobnobbing with the likes of D.
In 1919 the biggest Hollywood stars of the era -- Charles Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks -- and the most successful silent film director, ``Birth of a Nation's'' D.
Ten years prior to her appearence in Back to God's County, which was released in 1919, no less than three actresses could lay claim to the title of the first Canadian movie star, and, remarkably, they all appeared in films by D.
Green beautifully contrasts the narrative structure in Micheaux's films with his contemporary--cum--nemesis D.