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Intolerance (1916) was a Drama - Historical Film directed by D.W. Griffith and produced by D.W. Griffith.

Intolerance was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1989.

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Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at ? Intolerance (1916)

By Lea Stans on Apr 19, 2019 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look at: Intolerance (1916) Along with my ?Silent Superstars? series, I thought it would be fun to dive into the history behind specific films. Let?s start with a look at one of biggest spectacles ever put on film–Intolerance! It is one of the grandest, most ... Read full article


Intolerance (1916)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 1, 2016 From 4 Star Films

His ambitious follow-up to The Birth of the Nation a year before, D.W. Griffith’s Intolerance boasts four narrative threads meant to intertwine in a story of grand design. Transcending time, eras, and cultures, this monumental undertaking grabs hold of some of the cataclysmic markers of world ... Read full article


Intolerance (1916)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Mar 1, 2016 From 4 Star Films

His ambitious follow up to The Birth of the Nation a year before, D.W. Griffith’s Intolerance boasts four narrative threads meant to intertwine in a story of grand design. Transcending time, eras, and cultures, this monumental undertaking grabs hold of some of the cataclysmic markers of world ... Read full article


Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout the Ages (1916)

By Beatrice on May 21, 2013 From Flickers in Time

Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout the Ages Directed by D. W. Griffith 1916/USA Triangle Film Corporation/Wark Producing Repeat viewing #5 of 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die IMDb users say 7.9; I say 5.0 My definition of a movie I’m glad I don’t have to see again bef... Read full article


Watch: Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Through the Ages (1)

By Pretty Clever Film Gal on Jun 2, 2012 From Pretty Clever Films

Summer seems to be on hiatus in my backyard this Saturday. If the same is true where you live, then maybe it’s the perfect time to drag your laptop over to the cozy, comfy bed and settle in for a watch of D.W. Griffith’s epic Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Through the Ages. I have so... Read full article


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Quotes from

The Dear One: I'll walk like her and maybe everyone will like me too.


The Mountain Girl: But touch my skirt and I'll scratch your eyes out!


The Boy: Nothing doing on the good night stuff, I always go inside to see my girls.


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Facts about

After filming wrapped, the Los Angeles Fire Department cited the Babylonian set as a fire hazard and ordered it to be torn down. D.W. Griffith discovered that he had run out of money and was therefore unable to finance its demolition. The set stood derelict and crumbling for nearly four years until it was finally taken down in 1919. By then it had fallen apart enough for it to be dismantled at a sufficiently low cost.
Cameraman Karl Brown remembered a scene with the various members of the Babylonian harem that featured full frontal nudity. He was barred from the set that day, apparently because he was so young. While there are several shots of slaves and harem girls throughout the film, the scene that Brown describes is not in any surviving versions.
The massive life-size set of the Great Wall of Babylon, seen in the fourth story, was placed at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Hollywood Boulevard (in Hollywood, California) when the movie was completed. It became a notable landmark for many years during Hollywood's golden era. It actually stood on the lot of the studio on Prospect Avenue near the Sunset & Hollywood Boulevard junctions in the eastern end of the city. It was the first such exterior set ever built in Hollywood. Falling into disrepair, it was eventually torn down. Years later, this same Babylon set was replicated as the central courtyard design for the new Hollywood & Highland complex in Hollywood, which opened in 2001.
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National Film Registry

Intolerance

Released 1916
Inducted 1989
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