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The Great Train Robbery 1903


Edwin S. Porter | Early Cinema , Action , Crime

Among the earliest existing films in American cinema - notable as the first film that presented a narrative story to tell - it depicts a group of cowboy 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.

Cast: Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Shadrack E. Graham, A.C. Abadie.

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