Intolerance (film)

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D. W. Griffith

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Intolerance is a 1916 epic silent film directed by D. W. Griffith.
Intolerance (1916) was made as an answer to his critics.

The Birth of a Nation

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Intolerance was made partly in response to criticism of Griffith's previous film, The Birth of a Nation (1915), which was criticized by the NAACP and other groups as perpetuating racial stereotypes and glorifying the Ku Klux Klan.
Griffith's indignation at efforts to censor or ban the film motivated him to produce Intolerance the following year.

Robert Harron

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Although he acted in over 200 films, he is known for his roles in the D.W. Griffith directed films The Birth of a Nation (1915) and Intolerance (1916).

Miriam Cooper

Miriam Cooper (November 7, 1891 – April 12, 1976) was a silent film actress who is best known for her work in early film including The Birth of a Nation and Intolerance for D. W. Griffith and The Honor System and Evangeline for her husband Raoul Walsh.

Walter Long (actor)

Walter Long
He appeared in many D. W. Griffith films, notably The Birth of a Nation (1915), where he appeared as Gus, an African American, in blackface make-up, and Intolerance (1916).

Mae Marsh

In Intolerance (1916) she plays the wife who has her baby taken away after her husband is unjustly imprisoned.

National Film Registry

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In 1989, it was one of the first films to be selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress for being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Vera Lewis

From 1915 to 1929 she appeared in 63 silent films, including the film classic Intolerance (1916) where she played the "old maid" Miss Jenkins.

Tom Wilson (actor)

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Appearing in 254 films between 1915 and 1963, Wilson had notable supporting roles in the silent film era, like "The Kindly Officer" in D. W. Griffith's epic Intolerance (1916), the angry policeman in Charlie Chaplin's The Kid (1921), and a boxing coach in Buster Keaton's comedy Battling Butler (1926).

Sam De Grasse

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Afterward, he began to specialize in crafty or slimy villainous roles, such as Senator Summer in Birth of a Nation (1915), Arthur Jenkins in Intolerance (1916), Blind Husbands (1919), The Courtship of Miles Standish (1923), The Eagle of the Sea (1926), The Black Pirate (1926), a Pharisee in King of Kings (1927) and King James in The Man Who Laughs (1928).

Lillian Gish

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Lillian starred in many of Griffith's most acclaimed films, including The Birth of a Nation (1915), Intolerance (1916), Broken Blossoms (1919), Way Down East (1920), and Orphans of the Storm (1921).

Max Davidson

By the mid-teens, Davidson had appeared in his first feature film, Edward Dillon's Don Quixote (1915), followed by D.W. Griffith's Intolerance, and Tod Browning's Puppets (both 1916).

Eugene Pallette

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He worked with D. W. Griffith on such films as The Birth of a Nation (1915), where he played two parts, one in blackface, and Intolerance (1916).

Constance Talmadge

Her first major role was as the Mountain Girl and Marguerite de Valois in D.W. Griffith's Intolerance (1916).

Tully Marshall

By the time D. W. Griffith cast him as the High Priest of Bel in Intolerance (1916), he had already appeared in a number of silent films.

Elmer Clifton

A collaborator of D.W. Griffith, he appeared in The Birth of a Nation (1915) and Intolerance (1916) before giving up acting in 1917 to concentrate on work behind the camera, with Griffith and Joseph Henabery as his mentors.

Frank Bennett (actor)

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He played the role of Charles IX in D. W. Griffith's 1916 epic Intolerance.

Seena Owen

In 1916, she performed in D.W. Griffith's Intolerance.

Joseph Henabery

Henabery also worked as a second-unit director on Griffith's Intolerance (1916), and supervised the filming of at least one extended sequence that appeared in the film.

Howard Gaye

He acted in 27 silent films including Robert E. Lee in Birth of a Nation (1915) and Jesus Christ in D. W. Griffith's Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916).