Birth of a Legend: Film pioneer D. W. Griffith is the subject of an upcoming PBS documentary--and eyewitness accounts are being sought. "We're looking for anyone who worked with him, or knew him," says Joe Adamson, spokesman for filmmakers Kevin Brownlow and David Gill. The duo is currently in Kentucky, tracing Griffith's Southern heritage. "Griffith's father fought in the Civil War. That profoundly affected 'The Birth of a Nation,' " explains Adamson. Anyone with personal recollections of Griffith may contact Adamson at 1223 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 806, Santa Monica, CA 90403.
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