Monday, December 5, 2011
1st Woman in a Movie
Carmencita (1894) - William K.L. Dickson
The 1st woman to appear in front of an Edison motion picture camera and possibly the 1st woman to appear in a motion picture within the United States. In the film, Carmencita is recorded going through a routine she had been performing at Koster & Bial's in New York since February 1890.