History Film / TheGreatTrainRobbery

25th Sep '17 1:08:49 PM jamespolk
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* PistolWhipping: How the bandits knock out the station agent.
8th Apr '17 4:46:39 PM Mdumas43073
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It was one of the longest narrative films yet produced,[[note]]740 feet, or about 12 minutes when projected at 16 fps[[/note]] and contains early uses of what would come to be standard cinematic techniques: composite editing (via multiple exposure), location shooting, intercutting between simultaneously-occurring scenes, cutting within the same scene to compress time, and camera movement.

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It was one of the longest narrative films yet produced,[[note]]740 produced at the time,[[note]]740 feet, or about 12 minutes when projected at 16 fps[[/note]] and contains early uses of what would come to be standard cinematic techniques: composite editing (via multiple exposure), location shooting, intercutting between simultaneously-occurring scenes, cutting within the same scene to compress time, and camera movement.
8th Apr '17 4:45:57 PM Mdumas43073
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Not to be confused with the 1975 Creator/MichaelCrichton novel or other SimilarlyNamedWorks.

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Not to be confused with the 1975 Creator/MichaelCrichton novel [[Literature/TheGreatTrainRobbery of the same title]], or other SimilarlyNamedWorks.
9th Mar '17 1:43:08 PM Gimere
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* CaliforniaDoubling: New Jersey stands in for TheWildWest.
30th Nov '16 10:39:39 PM MasoTey
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* UsefulNotes/ThePreHollywoodEra: one of the essentialist pre hollywood films thanks to its pioneering filming techinques
25th Jul '16 4:49:30 PM darkchiefy
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* UsefulNotes/ThePreHollywoodEra: one of the essentialist pre hollywood films thanks to its pioneering filming techinques
24th Feb '16 3:50:43 PM MasoTey
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* SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou: Justus D. Barnes did it 60 years before the TropeNamer. This famous shot is arguably not part of the film's main continuity; it can, in the words of the Edison catalogue, "be used either to begin the subject or to end it".

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* SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou: Justus D. Barnes did it 60 years before the TropeNamer. This famous shot is arguably not part of the film's main continuity; it can, in the words of the Edison catalogue, "be used either to begin the subject or to end it".
2nd Sep '15 1:05:40 PM gallium
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An early film [[TheWestern Western]], made in 1903 by Edwin S. Porter for Thomas Edison's production company. It depicts a group of criminals robbing a train and its passengers, escaping in the uncoupled locomotive, and being pursued and killed by a {{posse}} recruited from a local dance hall. Apart from the title card and the famous shot of an outlaw firing at the audience,[[note]]Which is arguably not part of the film's main continuity; it can, in the words of the Edison catalogue, "be used either to begin the subject or to end it" -- even though in the latter case the character has just been seen to die.[[/note]] the film consists of thirteen shots, taking place in three interior and a variety of exterior locations. There are no intertitles.

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An early film [[TheWestern Western]], made in 1903 by Edwin S. Porter for Thomas Edison's production company. It depicts a group of criminals robbing a train and its passengers, escaping in the uncoupled locomotive, and being pursued and killed by a {{posse}} recruited from a local dance hall. Apart from the title card and the famous shot of an outlaw firing at the audience,[[note]]Which is arguably not part of the film's main continuity; it can, in the words of the Edison catalogue, "be used either to begin the subject or to end it" -- even though in the latter case the character has just been seen to die.[[/note]] audience, the film consists of thirteen shots, taking place in three interior and a variety of exterior locations. There are no intertitles.



* SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou: Justus D. Barnes did it 60 years before the TropeNamer.

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* SeanConneryIsAboutToShootYou: Justus D. Barnes did it 60 years before the TropeNamer. This famous shot is arguably not part of the film's main continuity; it can, in the words of the Edison catalogue, "be used either to begin the subject or to end it".
3rd Jan '15 2:27:46 PM nombretomado
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Not to be confused with the 1975 MichaelCrichton novel or other SimilarlyNamedWorks.

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Not to be confused with the 1975 MichaelCrichton Creator/MichaelCrichton novel or other SimilarlyNamedWorks.
20th Nov '14 2:10:43 PM adam850
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* JumpCut: The transition between the scenes of the locomotive taking off and stopping is a bit too close in composition.
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