D. W. Griffith
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ftknoxcache
N 38° 21.023 W 085° 24.932
16S E 638451 N 4245879
Quick Description: The burial site of a pioneering Hollywood director of early motion pictures.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 6/1/2010 7:46:38 AM
Waymark Code: WM8YR1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
Views: 2

Long Description:
The horizontal tombstone found in Mount Tabor Methodist Cemetery is that of Hollywood director D. W. Griffith. It is towards the center of the cemetery. Do not confuse it with other Griffiths found in same cemetery.
Description:
D. W. Griffith was one of the pioneering directors in the early days of motion pictures, primarily known for directing silent pictures. Most famous for his 1915 film "Birth of a Nation". He is also one of the founders of the United Artists movie studios, best known today for producing the James Bond series of movies.


Date of birth: 1/22/1875

Date of death: 7/23/1948

Area of notoriety: Entertainment

Marker Type: Tomb (above ground)

Setting: Outdoor

Fee required?: No

Web site: [Web Link]

Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Not listed

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