Moving Pictures
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Moving Pictures

Successful Screenwriters Don’t Make Points Or Teach Lessons

They have a far more important job

Photo credit: The Great Train Robbery, 1903

The first movie ever filmed is a brief clip showing a trolley car moving down the main drag of Orange, New Jersey, in the early 1890s.

Why the early 1890s?

That’s when Thomas Edison invented the motion picture camera.

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Richard Walter

Richard Walter

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