The Birth of a Nation

The Birth of a Nation Two families, abolitionist Northerners the Stonemans and Southern landowners the Camerons, intertwine. When Confederate colonel Ben Cameron is captured in battle, nurse Elsie Stoneman petitions for his pardon. In Reconstruction-era South Carolina, Cameron founds the Ku Klux Klan, battling Elsie's congressman father and his African-American protégé, Silas Lynch.

Average Score : 60

The Fiery Cross of the Ku Klux Klan!

Status: Released

Release Date: 1915-02-08

Geners Drama History War

Production Companies Epoch Film Co.

Production Countries United States of America,

Run time: 193 minutes

Budget: $100,000

Revenue: $11,000,000