The Whole Dam Family and the Dam Dog
First screened in March 2007 / Most recently screened in June 2014
Director: Edwin S. Porter. Silent five-minute short.

Twitter Capsule: Initial cameos establish stiff bourgeois "types." Animal chaos breaks formal and bourgeois order.

VOR:   Witty combination, typically Porter, of artful typology and filmed actuality. A dog pulling a tablecloth feels like a short story.

Photo © 1905 Edison Manufacturing Company

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: N/A

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