Film Editing's 100th Birthday

November 20, 2009, 04:17 AM

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Originally Aired: January 21, 2003 - NPR's Robert Siegel talks to University of Iowa film professor Rick Altman about filmmaker Edwin Porter. One hundred years ago today, Porter received the copyright on Life of an American Fireman, a film that's regarded, along with his other 1903 film The Great train Robbery, as the first to use the conceit of editing to compress time and space...

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