Alice Guy
Alice Guy
*July 1, 1873 Saint-Mandé near Paris, France
March 24, 1968 Mahwah, New Jersey, USA

French pioneer filmmaker, first female director in the motion picture industry



The Tigress


Matrimony's Speed Limit
A House Divided


Canned Harmony



Imdb: 0349785

VIAF: 69002151
Books by Alice Guy
Alice Guy Blanché
The Memoirs of Alice Guy Blanché
Metuchen, NJ 1996
Books on Alice Guy
Joan Simon (ed.)
Alice Guy Blaché, Cinema pioneer
New Haven; New York, 2009

Alison McMahan
Alice Guy Blaché, Lost Visionary of the Cinema
New York and London, 2002

Victor Bachy
Alice Guy-Blaché, 1873-1968. La première femme cinéaste du monde
[Perpignan], 1993
Books with substantial mentioning of Alice Guy
Brian J. Robb
Silent cinema
Harpenden, Herts, 2007

John C. Tibbetts and James M. Welsh
The Encyclopedia of Filmmakers, Volume I
New York, NY, 2002

Tom Pendergast, Sara Pendergast (eds.)
International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers, 2. Directors
Detroit/New York/San Francisco/London/Boston/Woodbridge, CT, 2000

Amy L. Unterburger (editor)
Women Filmmakers & Their Films
Detroit - New York - London, 1998

Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
Women film directors, An international bio-critical dictionary
Westport, Connecticut; London, 1995

Ally Acker
Reel Women, Pioneers of the Cinema 1896-Present
New York, 1991

Calvin Thomas Beck with Robert Stewart Associate Editor
Scream Queens
New York - London, 1978

Richard Koszarski
Hollywood Directors, 1914-1940
New York, 1976
Books with an entry on Alice Guy
Richard Abel (ed.)
Encyclopedia of early cinema
London and New York, 2005

Denise Lowe
An Encyclopedic Dictionary of Women in Early American Films, 1895 - 1930
New York, London, Oxford, 2005

Larry Langman
Destination Hollywood, The Influence of Europeans on American Filmmaking
Jefferson, North Carolina, and London, 2000
Articles on Alice Guy
Barbara McBane, Imagining sound in the Solax films of Alice Guy Blach�: Canned Harmony (1912) and Burstop Holmes' Murder Case (1913), in: Film History, vol. 18, 2006 pp. 185-195
Amelie Hastie, Circuits of Memory and History, The Memoirs of Alice Guy-Blaché, in: Jennifer M. Bean and Diane Negra (eds.), A Feminist Reader in Early Cinema, Durham & London, 2002