Eleonora Duse

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Italian actress best known for her performances in tragic roles (1858-1924)


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The analysis of the film version that concludes this enormously rich chapter highlights the importance of it in film history, given that it is the only film in which the great stage actress Eleanora Duse acted.
Along the way she also gives full due to such as Claude Debussy, Isadora Duncan, Darious Milhaud and Eleanora Duse as they experimented with what could have been an eternal art form.
The term "monstres sacres," Khan said during a telephone interview from his London home, was coined in 19th-century France for Sarah Bernhardt and Eleanora Duse to reflect the extreme reverence and hysteria with which they were worshipped.
An earlier significant moment in Lowell's life was when she saw a performance by the Italian actress Eleanora Duse in 1902.
Onstage, she almost never used rouge, powder or any other make-up, and that alone was enough to mark the young Italian actress Eleanora Duse as exceptional in the late 19th century.
In this wonderful book which colours in vividly the facets of an extraordinary life, Kurth, without drawing any particular conclusions, allows us to see why the dancer drew approval from many eminent people including the French actress Eleanora Duse, Rodin the sculptor and Frederick Ashton, the young English choreographer.
As Eleanora Duse found his poet in Gabriele D'Annunzio, I thought, it is possible that Ermanna Montanari has found her poet in Nevio Spadoni.
In 1948 Professor Paolucci was chosen Eleanora Duse Traveling Fellow in Columbia University and spent a year studying in Florence, Italy.
But Rachel's art was more important in comparison with her predecessors at the Comedie Francaise, and Ristori's achievement must be measured against that of her compatriot, Eleanora Duse.
Once host to immortal actors such as Eleanora Duse, the theater was taken down in 1930 to make way for a motion picture theater, its proscenium art, ceiling decorations and ornamental details sold to an antiquarian who stored them in nearby Venice.
Among the prominent arrivals were Eleanora Duse, the actress; Nikita Baliev, the manager; Max Reinhardt, the manager and director; and the Moscow Art Players.
Stoute has won four of the last five Qatar Bloodstock Dahlia Stakes, but Eleanora Duse could be there to be shot at with a 5lb penalty.
ELEANORA Duse, strongly ridden by Ryan Moore, held on to short-head She's Our Mark in a blanket-finish to the Group 2 Blandford Stakes at the Curragh yesterday.
These included Sarah Bernhardt, Eleanora Duse, Marie Lloyd, Sir Frank Benson (who brought fame and honour to Stratford when the original Memorial Theatre was established) and many more now lost to us forever.
The return to easy ground should be in her favour, while Stoute saddled Red Bloom to win this two years running in 2005 and 2006, so everything points to Eleanora Duse giving her trainer some compensation for yesterday's St Leger defeat of Sea Moon.