By HistoryNet Staff 4/4/2019 •
This was the first movie to cost more than $100,000 to make.
Birth of a Nation. The 1915 film is was also the first twelve-reel movie filmed in America. The film is overtly racist and portrays the KKK as a band of heroes.
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