LIGHTS! CAMERA! ALICE!
A Junior Library Guild Selection
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She made movies—some of the very first movies, and some of the most
Blow up a pirate ship? Why not?
Crawl into a tiger's cage? Of course!
Leap off a bridge onto a real speeding train? It will be easy!
Driven by her passion for storytelling, Alice saw a potential for film
that others had not seen before, allowing her to develop new
narratives, new camera angles, new techniques, and to surprise her
audiences again and again. With daring and vision, Alice Guy-Blaché
introduced the world to a thrilling frontier of imagination and
adventure, and became one of filmmaking's first and greatest
innovators. Mara Rockliff tells the story of a girl who grew up loving
stories and became an acclaimed storyteller and an inspiration in her