29 September 2013

Alice Guy-Blaché (1873-1968)

Footage of the world's 1st female filmmaker in action, directing a film on set in Paris. This is one of the first behind-the-scenes movie documentaries.


 

9 September 2013

Cora Pearl

Cora Pearl (1835 – 1886) was a 19th-century courtesan of the French demimonde.


8 September 2013

1897 Biograph production - Peeping Tom

 An hotel clerk peeps through the keyhole and sees a voluptuous lady, a cross dresser and a romantic couple.


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