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Edwin S. Porter

Edwin S. Porter
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Birth Name: Edwin Stratton Porter

Born: 21 April 1870 Died: 30 April 1941

Born and residing in: United States


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About: In the late 1890s Porter worked as both a projectionist and mechanic, eventually becoming director and cameraman for the Edison Manufacturing Company. Influenced by both the "Brighton school" and the story films of Georges Méliès, Porter went on to make important shorts such as Life of an American Fireman (1903) and Asalto y robo al tren (1903). In them, he helped to develop the modern concept of continuity editing, paving the way for D.W. Griffith who would expand on Porter's discov ... (more)

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