Alice Guy-Blaché, the First Woman Filmmaker

Lobby card for The Pit and the Pendulum directed by Alice Guy-Blaché (1913) (via Wikimedia)

Alice Guy-Blaché is recognized as the first woman filmmaker, going back to an 1896 silent short, but her career remains unsung in the history of cinema.

Source: Alice Guy-Blaché, the First Woman Filmmaker

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  1. Thank you for this post, Donna. I didn’t know this wonderful woman. I saw her film about Jesus Christ: spectacular scenes, good director.
    Thank you. Have a beautiful day.

    • First time for me also. Hope to find something by her on streaming services like Fandor or MHZ Choice. Thanks for your visit, which contributes to a beautiful day. I wish the same for you.

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