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The Films of Alice Guy #1

Four short comedies from film pioneer Alice Guy-Blaché, the first female director.


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Billy bluffs his way into a musician's favor with a musical disguise and well-hidden phonograph player.

Starring Billy Quirk · Directed by Alice Guy-Blaché

A woman fakes suicide to test her husband's love, but he knows her game and decides to play along.

Starring Marian Swayne and Vinnie Burns · Directed by Alice Guy-Blaché

Algie goes to west to prove his manliness and win over his sweetheart's father.

Starring Billy Quirk · Directed by Alice Guy-Blaché

A policeman goes undercover as a woman to catch a pickpocket, but when his wife finds an unfamiliar dress in the closet, she comes to a different conclusion.

Directed by Alice Guy-Blaché

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  • All the films in this collection feature an original, scene-specific piano score compiled from period appropriate photoplay music.




1080p HD, 480p SD

Total length:

55 minutes



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