I was fascinated recently to find a blog and an article about how the world looked to the Victorians. Of course it wasn't black and white, as these films are, but still, they give us a good idea of what it felt like to travel through New York City or around the world before 1915. Read more »
The Nitrate Diva has posted an interesting blog on film history firsts that include LePrince's 1888 film, Edison's first synchronized sound film, and of course, Alice Guy's Cabbage Fairy, among others:
Alice on Horseback: Picture taken in front of Alice Guy's home on Lemoine Ave in the 1910. Courtesy Fort Lee Film Commission.
In 2011 Alice Guy was inducted posthumously into the DGA. However, the 2012 effort to induct her into the NJ Hall of Fame did not succeed. Never one to quit, the Fort Lee Film Commission is trying again. You can help by voting today.