Sidewalk 101: The Great Train Robbery (1903) + Additional Shorts (Encore Screening)

It electrified dad! It terrified mother! It will amuse you!


Edwin S. Porter

Short films directed by Edwin S. Porter! This encore viewing will feature a recording of the live performance from Birmingham's Andrea Really from the Thursday, January 25th screening. Our Film 101 series is just like film school without the annoying fear of unemployment. Every month features an important, influential film from a different decade, moving from 1903 in January to 2021 in December. Film screenings include links to additional resources to help historically and culturally contextualize the featured film.

Credits

Director(s):

Edwin S. Porter

Producer(s):

Edwin S. Porter

Writer(s):

Edwin S. Porter

Cast:

Gilbert M. Anderson, John Manus Dougherty Sr., Frank Hanaway, Adam Charles Hayman, Robert Milasch, Marie Murray