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11.06.2013 | | Posted at 10:37 AM

D.W. Griffith’s classic out on Blu-ray

By David Luhrssen
  Perhaps D.W. Griffith felt guilty about The Birth of a Nation (1915), which pulled filmmaking to new heights while propounding a racist message rabble-rousing enough to inspire the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. Or more likely, the director wanted another cinematic mountain to climb. His next film, Intolerance (1916), was three-and-a-half hours of four interrelated stories...