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Edwin S. Porter

The Great Train Robbery

12' - 1903 - Western, Action, Adventure, Short - Dialogue: English
Director: Edwin S. Porter With: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, A.C. Abadie, George Barnes
Among the earliest existing films in American cinema - notable as an early film to present a narrative story to tell - it depicts a group of outlaws who hold up a train and rob the passengers. They are then pursued by a Sheriff's posse. Several scenes have color included - all hand tinted.

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Credits

Director

Edwin S. Porter

With

Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, A.C. Abadie, George Barnes

Scenario

Edwin S. Porter, Scott Marble

Director of Photography

Blair Smith

Producer

Edwin S. Porter

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Year

1903

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