1st To Do It chronicles some of the most innovative, daring and unknown maverick’s in the fields of art, music, sports, fashion and culture. Through arduous research, spanning the stacks at toppled libraries to unearthed microfilm, these pioneers were the first people to do things that seem quite commonplace in today’s society. 1st To Do It is an ongoing series of short documentaries that sheds a much needed light on the people who made their mark first.
The Pantyhose Robber
When pointing a 12-gauge shotgun in someone’s face and demanding “all the money in the register,” it’s wise to cover one’s distinguishing characteristics. After dabbling in an array of disguises over his 30 + years in the field of armed robbery, an unsavory fellow looked for a new get-up that would distinguish him from the other stick up men in the rough-and-tumble city.