Edwin Stanton Porter
Edwin Stanton Porter (1869-1941) 1903 film The Great Train Robbery lasted 12 minutes, which for the period was extremely long, and contained an early use of the dose-up.
More concerned with the technical than the artistic side of his films (others include The Teddy Bears in 1907 and The Final Pardon in 1912), Porter abandoned film-making in 1916.
Why is Edwin Stanton Porter famous?
Edwin Stanton Porter was an American director of silent films, a pioneer of his time.
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Category: Film Directors
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Date Added: 31 May '12
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