PERIOD DRAMA ALERT: The Adventures of Selika

Thrilled that Cesar nominated @Karidjatoure (Girlhood) is confirmed to star in #TheAdventuresofSelika – fab start to the week! @stylereins — The Equestrian Film (@equestrianfilm) October 24, 2016 According to Black Female Equestrian, “Selika Lazevski, a 19th century equestrian was photographed here by Felix Nadar in 1891 in Paris, France. She was an écuyère who …

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Annie Oakley, Sharpshooter, 1894

Filmed November 1, 1894, via Kinetoscope in Thomas Edison’s Black Maria studio by William Heise and W.K.L. Dickson, Annie Oakley was about the 11th film made after commercial showings began on April 14, 1894. Oakley’s early movie star opportunity followed from Buffalo Bill and Thomas Edison’s friendship, which developed after Edison personally built for the …

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