who`s carmencita ?

Carmencita was an American dancer noted for her role in an eponymous short documentary and by having her portrait painted by such notable artists as John Singer Sargent, William Merrit and James Beckworth. According to film historian C. Musser, Carmencita was the first woman to appear on motion picture within the United States. In the film she is going through a routine she had been performing at Koster & Bials in New York since February 1890.

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