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Execution of Czolgosz with Panorama of Auburn Prison

Directed by Edwin S. Porter
United States, 1901
Silent, Short

Synopsis

This early docudrama shows Auburn Prison and recreates the electrocution of Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of President McKinley of the United States. Some versions offer additional footage at the beginning which shows McKinley on the day of his assassination followed by scenes from his funeral.

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Execution of Czolgosz with Panorama of Auburn Prison Directed by Edwin S. Porter