Posts tagged with "The Great Train Robbery"

Edwin S. Porter, the Artistic Mechanic

Posted by Brandy Dean April 21, 2012 0 Comment 9873 views

Today is Edwin S. Porter’s birthday. So while thinking about sending a b-day shout out to Mr. Porter, I started thinking about where Porter fits in the grand scheme of cinema. While it’s in no way accurate to say he’s “forgotten,” he seems a bit lost in the wash of other silent era luminaries. In […]

The Great Train Robbery (1903)

Posted by Brandy Dean April 21, 2012 0 Comment 2778 views

Edwin S. Porter’s seminal The Great Train Robbery, made for the Edison Manufacturing Company in 1903. This one was a game changer. Watch to find out why. [youtube]http://youtu.be/ZU068gB_7PM[/youtube]

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