Film in America: Exam 1

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Edwin Porter

Life of an American Fireman The Great Train Robbery

DW Griffith

Broken Blossoms Birth of a Nation Intolerance

Mack Sennett

Innovator of Slapstick Comedy

Edison MPCC

Motion Picture Patents Company 1908

George Melies

A Trip to the Moon

American Mutoscope and Biograph

Founded 1895

Censorship: Mutual Case

1915

MPPDA

Motion Picture Producers and Distributors Association Self-Censorship

Hays Code

1930

RKO

A production and distribution company Photophone

Catholic Legion of Decency

Powerful censorship association

Kinetiscope

Early Motion Picture exhibition device ~1890

PCA

Production Code Administration