Unformatted text preview: large part to the reformation of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s, and it is said that the Klan used the film as a recruiting tool for a number of years. Despite its bigoted ideology, the film is regarded by a number of film scholars as one of the greatest movies ever made due to the number of technical breakthroughs it provided. Not only did it establish that films could be longer than an hour and still hold the audience’s attention, but Griffith’s direction is commonly regarded as having given rise to the “visual language” of modern film, and many of the editing and shooting techniques pioneered in the film are still utilized today. Found this on YouTube I found it fascinating for many reasons, one being that my youngest son is named after Lincoln....
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2011 for the course HUM/176 AAGR0QTKV1 taught by Professor Wesleyjessup during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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