About the film
electric chair capital punishment execution docudrama silent film reenactment
Execution of Czolgosz with Panorama of Auburn Prison
Release Date: November 16, 1901
|Production Companies||:||Edison Manufacturing Company|
|Director||:||Edwin S. Porter|
|Producers||:||James H. White, George S. Fleming|
This early docudrama shows Auburn Prison and recreates the electrocution of Leon Czolgosz, the assassin of President McKinley of the United States.