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|Material Type:||Film, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Visual material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
W K -L Dickson; William Heise; Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Copyright: no reg.
Duration: 0:21 at 30 fps.
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.
MAVIS 179915; Carmencita.
Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Musser, C. Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, 1997, p. 94.
|Credits:||Camera, William Heise.|
|Event notes:||Filmed March 10-16, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio.|
|Description:||viewing print. 1 film reel of 1 (ca. 1 min., 38 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.|
|Responsibility:||Thomas A. Edison, Inc. ; producer, W.K.L. Dickson.|