Queen's Messenger, First Television Drama, 1928

General Electric Company1928

Museum of Innovation & Science

Museum of Innovation & Science
Schenectady, United States

The Queen's Messenger was aired by General Electric in Schenectady on September 11, 1928, becoming the first television drama ever. The director of the program was Mortimer Stewart and one of the actresses was a retired Broadway star actress, Izetta Jewel Miller.


  • Title: Queen's Messenger, First Television Drama, 1928
  • Creator: General Electric Company
  • Date Created: 1928
  • Location: Schenectady - Schenectady County - New York
  • Physical Dimensions: 8 x 10
  • Original Language: English
  • Subject Keywords: Television broadcasting; Inventions; Women; WRGB-TV (Television station : Schenectady, N.Y.); Jewel, Izetta, 1883-1978
  • Type: Photograph
  • Publisher: General Electric Company
  • Rights: This digital image may be used for educational uses. Please cite as miSci- Museum of Innovation & Science. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the images from miSci.

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