American Racist: The Life and Films of Thomas Dixon

American Racist: The Life and Films of Thomas Dixon

American Racist: The Life and Films of Thomas Dixon

American Racist: The Life and Films of Thomas Dixon

Synopsis

Thomas Dixon is most widely known as the author of the best-selling novel The Clansman (1905), which ultimately became the basis for D.W. Griffith's groundbreaking 1915 feature film The Birth of a Nation. In addition to writing twenty-eight novels that dealt with primarily social, racial, and political issues, the multitalented and complex Dixon was also involved in the production of eighteen films, most notably The Fall of a Nation in 1916.
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