Edwin S. Porter

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Edwin Stanton Porter
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Edwin Stanton Porter, 1901 photo
Born (1870-04-21)April 21, 1870
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Died April 30, 1941(1941-04-30) (aged 71)
New York City

Edwin Stanton Porter (April 21, 1870 – April 30, 1941) was an early movie pioneer and director.[1] His most important movies are Life of an American Fireman (1903) and The Great Train Robbery (1903).

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  1. Goodman, Ezra (June 2, 1940, Sunday). "Reminiscences of Edwin S. Porter, or the History of the Motion Picture". New York Times. Retrieved 2008-04-26.  Check date values in: |date= (help)