America (1924)

This dramatic chronicle of early American history is the last of D.W. Griffith's large-scale epic silent films. The basic plot revolves around two young lovers who try to keep a relationship together in the face of the tumultuous days… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 10, 1999
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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

One of Griffith's last great films; a pageant about the American fight for freedom.

Emanuel Levy

Griffith's epic spectacle about the Revolutionary War was based on his 1907 play, War. Shot on location, in Farmington and Summit, N.Y., it features impressive battle scenes and period detail, offering an early glimpse of the Native American onscreen

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Innovative D. W. Griffith silent featuring great events in America's past.

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