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The Great Train Robbery

Directed by Edwin S. Porter
United States, 1903
Short, Western

Synopsis

Produced by Thomas Edison, but directed and filmed by Edison Company employee Edwin S. Porter, The Great Train Robbery was the first narrative movie, one that told a story. It is a classic Western with four bandits who rob a train and its passengers of their valuables and then try to escape.

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The Great Train Robbery Directed by Edwin S. Porter

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