George S. Fleming

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George S. Fleming was an American actor, director, and scenic designer whose short films were influential early projects in the medium.[1]

Life and career[edit]

The Edison Manufacturing Company hired George S. Fleming in January 1901, just as its new roof-top studio on East Twenty-First Street in New York City were opening.[2] Fleming and Edwin S. Porter were frequent collaborators. Fleming left the Edison production team in 1903.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Kobel, Peter (2007). Silent Movies: The Birth of Film and the Triumph of Movie Culture. Hachette Digital, Inc., ISBN 9780316117913
  2. ^ Abel, Richard (1996). Silent Film. Continuum International Publishing Group, ISBN 9780485300765
  3. ^ Musser, Charles (1991). Before the Nickelodeon: Edwin S. Porter and the Edison Manufacturing Company. University of California Press, ISBN 9780520069862

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