1875 - 1948Oldham County native buried here. Renowned as director-producer of The Birth of a Nation, film drama of Civil War and post-bellum era, and also Intolerance, Orphans of the Storm, Broken Blossoms. He created dramatic and photographic effects, close-up and fade-out. He brought out Mary Pickford, Lillian and Dorothy Gish and other stars.
|Series||This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series|
|Placed By||The Kentucky Historical Society & the Kentucky Department of Highways|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 1:45am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 638512 N 4245831|
|Decimal Degrees||38.34993333, -85.41485000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 20.996', W 85° 24.891'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 20' 59.76" N, 85° 24' 53.46" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5318-5398 Cross Creek Dr, Crestwood KY 40014, US|
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