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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According to The Hollywood Reporter, the picture tells the story of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa (Banderas), who joined forces with US pioneer film-makers Harry Aitken (Broadbent) and DW Griffith.
The director DW Griffith coaxed me into acting, but later I became a director myself.
They formed United Artists with Charlie Chaplin and director DW Griffith.
He begins with a look at the career of influential director DW Griffith, who progressed from making short cliffhangers to producing epics including The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance during the 1910s.
Director DW Griffith discovered Hollywood on his trips to California and loved the scenery and people.