D. W. Griffith

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Noun1.D. W. Griffith - United States film maker who was the first to use flashbacks and fade-outs (1875-1948)
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They formed United Artists with Charlie Chaplin and director DW Griffith.
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Director DW Griffith discovered Hollywood on his trips to sunny California and loved the stunning scenery and friendly people.
He also received the Directors Guild of America's highest honour, the DW Griffith Award