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Tale the Autumn Leaves Told1908

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This short fragment demonstrates the ways that Edwin S. Porter continued to seek visual novelties favoring a stylistically audacious image over straightforward storytelling. Here he uses different camera mattes (each in the shape of a leaf) for every scene. At a moment when the industry was seeking to increase the rate of production, Porter resisted and sought other outcomes.