Edwin S. PORTER

(1870-1941)
Nationality: american

Edwin Stanton Porter (21 Apr 1870 - 30 Apr 1941)

“One of the most influential American film pioneers, he is remembered primarily for his ground breaking story films The Life of an American Fireman (1903) and The Great Train Robbery (1903). He had an important career as a producer-director for Rex Motion Picture Company (1911-1913) and Famous Players Film Company (1913-1915).” –Paul Spehr

Courtesy Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1894-1941

1 MOVIE IN DISTRIBUTION

THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY
1905 / b&w / silent / single screen / 9' 00 / 37 €
distribution: 16mm