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Carmencita

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Uploaded on Mar 26, 2009

SUMMARY
According to Edison film historian C. Musser, Spanish dancer Carmencita was the first woman to appear in front of an Edison motion picture camera. Six months before filming, she had been performing at Koster & Bial's Music Hall in New York City since February 1890.

CREATED/PUBLISHED
United States : Edison Manufacturing Co., [1894]

NOTES
Copyright: no reg.

Performer: Carmencita.

Camera, William Heise.

Filmed March 10-16, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio.

Received: 5-13-1994; viewing print; preservation; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection.

SUBJECTS
Dance--United States.
Ballet dancing--United States.
Dancers--United States.
Vaudeville--United States.
Dance

RELATED NAMES
Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie), 1860-1935, production.
Heise, William, camera.
Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)

DIGITAL ID
edmp.4019 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/edmp.4019

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