What Happened in the Tunnel
First screened in March 2007 / Most recently screened in April 2012
Director: Edwin S. Porter. Silent one-minute short.

Twitter Capsule: Does punchline carry a racist charge, or do two women gleefully rebuff sexist presumption? Or is it both?

VOR:   Another compressed Porter gag, endemic to any serious reflection on race in US filmmaking. Less innovative than some other Porters, but plenty memorable.

Photo © 1903 Edison Manufacturing Company

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: N/A

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