Her name was Alice Guy-Blaché by the way. Recognize her? The baby harvester from the postcards. It’s her alright. Back then she was simply known as Alice Guy though. Very few people know anything about the silent film actress, not even the film historians, which is slightly odd considering the fact she was very likely the first filmmaker to put a narrative onto film. Yes, you heard me right. She was an actress and a filmmaker, the very first narrative filmmaker, but also a director and a woman to boot. And you’ll never guess what the movie was about. Give me your best guess. I dare you to.
This is an expansion of my research on the children of the mud flood. You can read the full updated report in the PDF below. You’ll read the part about the first film in history in the Cabbage Patch Baby section.