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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Walsh acquired his commitment to a no-nonsense approach on the set and finishing on time from D.
The vast library of classic films and television shows includes silent classics from Charlie Chaplin and D.
For decades, the Directors Guild of America awarded a D.
The 700-plus-title Cohen Film Collection comprises landmark works by D.
The exhibit included lectures, a small number of other artifacts, a workshop on how to tweet in cuneiform, concerts and a showing of the 1916 silent film "Intolerance," directed by D.
Lumet was awarded the Directors Guild of America's prestigious D.
Known both as Hotel Astor and the Astor Hotel, it was also home to residents such as conductor Arturo Toscanini, and celebrities such as actor Jimmy Durante and filmmaker D.
Film critic and historian Richard Schickel reminds us, however, in his 1984 biography of D.
He truly was a pioneer of the film industry, working alongside D.
We see ourselves in this Inuit storytelling history, not in the Hollywood history of storytelling by the likes of D.
For example, black actress Madame Sul-Te-Wan forged the beginnings of blacks in Hollywood by being hired by movie director D.
In 1918, when the legendary American film director D.