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Before the Nickelodeon: The Cinema of Edwin S. Porter

BEFORE THE NICKELODEON: THE CINEMA OF EDWIN S. PORTER

Directed by Charles Musser
United States, 1982
Documentary

Synopsis

This documentary is produced by one of the world’s foremost authorities and biographers of Edwin S. Porter. Since little is known of Porter’s personal life, the emphasis here is on his technique and contributions to the art of the cinema.

Synopsis

This documentary is produced by one of the world’s foremost authorities and biographers of Edwin S. Porter. Since little is known of Porter’s personal life, the emphasis here is on his technique and contributions to the art of the cinema.