Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

Ronald Arthur "Ronnie" Biggs (8 August 1929 – 18 December 2013) was an English thief, known for his role in the Great Train Robbery of 1963, for his escape from prison in 1965, for living as a fugitive for 36 years and for his various publicity stunts while in exile. In 2001, he returned to the United Kingdom and spent several years in prison, where his health rapidly declined. Biggs was released from prison on compassionate grounds in August 2009 and died in a nursing home in December 2013.

pin 5

Great Train Robbery (1963) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Great Train Robbery (1903) - One of the milestones in film history was the first narrative film, The Great Train Robbery (1903). It was a primitive one-reeler action picture, about 10 minutes long, with 14 scenes, and it was not filmed in the western expanse of Wyoming but on the East Coast in various locales in New Jersey.

Great Train Robbery (1963) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Great Train Robbery (1903)

pin 1
heart 1

The Great Train Robbery - 1903 Silent Film - Ella73TV - YouTube

The Great Train Robbery (1903). Directed by Edwin S. Porter.

pin 4
heart 1

"L'attaque du grand rapide" realise par Edwin S. Porter en 1903 est le premier western de l'histoire du cinema, on y retrouve tous les éléments du genre. "The great train robbery" is a 1903 American film by Edwin S. Porter, considered as the first western .

pin 1

The Great Train Robbery (1903) 7/10 Good film with a good little story. However I couldn't help but laugh every time someone got shot and died, they were so overdramatic! Enjoyed the final shootout but really didn't see the point in the man at the end facing and shooting the camera several times.

pin 1

What Happened in the First Silent Movie, the Great Train Robbery?

The First Silent Film: In 1903, the first silent film was released titled, The Great Train Robbery, produced by Thomas Edison. This was the first narrative silent film that depicted a story to the audience at 12 minutes long. Edwin S. Porter, who was an employee of the Edison Company, filmed this motion picture. It basically told the story of four bandits who robbed a train, set in the Wild West, who were later killed in the end.