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Finding the North Pole in Film
Posted December 09, 2009 to photo album "Finding the North Pole in Film"
A FilmInFocus slideshow looks at the many North Poles of film.
Slide 2: The Night Before Christmas (1905)
Directed by American innovator Edwin S. Porter, this 1905 9-minute short (inspired by the beloved Clement Clarke Moore poem) gives us one of first glimpses of the snowy realm at the North Pole––as well as a peek at the ever elusive Santa Claus.