Alla Nazimova

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United States actress (born in Russia) (1879-1945)


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It stresses the ways in which Jewish women from Sarah Bernhardt through Alla Nazimova leveraged their status as emancipating Jewish women to position themselves outside of both Jewish and social norms of femininity--and to transform those norms in their culture at large.
Alla Nazimova, during the height of her popularity, appeared so comfortable around the studio that she wore her masculine attire.
Alla Nazimova, a popular stage actress, made her screen debut in War Brides ill which she declares, "No more children for war
Valentino met Rambova on the set of Camille while she was working as costume designer for actress Alla Nazimova.
First, plug in these names: Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Mercedes de Acosta, Alla Nazimova, and Tallulah Bankhead.
Predominantly lesbian stars like Alla Nazimova and Eva Le Gallienne were fairly open about their sexuality even in the early decades of the 20th century, and the rumors about less candid (or more ambivalent) performers like Joan Crawford, Barbara Stanwyck and torch singer Libby Holman have been floating around for so long you can hardly fault McLellan for repeating them one more time.
These include the setting for Max Reinhardt's Berlin production of 1903, Wilde's sketch for a setting of the play, Charles Rickett's designs of 1893-94 and 1906, Alexander Exter's striking costume designs for the 1917 Moscow production, a shot of the two central characters from Lindsay Kemp's Roundhouse production of 1977, Beardsley's 'Stomach Dance', Dali's stage design for Peter Brook's production of Strauss's opera at Covent Garden in 1949, Maud Allan dancing 'The Vision of Salome' on a 1908 postcard, Theda Bara dancing in the 1918 Hollywood version, and Alla Nazimova dancing in her own art film of 1922.
Alla Nazimova, a famous Russian actress, made her English- speaking debut in New York City with a company of Russian actors.
02 Academy, Hotham Street, Liverpool, 0844 477 2000 - Tue 6, March The Cornerstone Festival: Salome A live, dramatic percussion spectacle featuring the 1923 silent film, starring Alla Nazimova, with music by Charlie Barber.
It's interesting as it was funded and produced by its lead actress Alla Nazimova and the visual aspect of it was informed by the Aubrey Beardsley illustrations from the printed edition of the play.
Her long list of celebrity lovers includes Marlene Dietrich, Isadora Duncan, Alla Nazimova and Eva Le Gallienne.
Outside the lest competition and sidebars, Cannes 1999 is tipping its cap to "Le Film d'Amour," with a 34-pie retrospective of classic love movies, stretching from Metro's 1921 "Camille," starring Alla Nazimova and Rudolph Valentino, to Arthur Penn's 1967 "Bonnie and Clyde.
She was Valentino's beautiful wife Natacha Rambova; she was Rambova's mentor Alla Nazimova, heroine of her own production of Salome, mistress in Hollywood of the Garden of Allah.
Trained as an apprentice to the renowned Moscow Art Theatre, Alla Nazimova emigrated to the United States in 1905 and over the next three decades became a celebrated actress on stage and on the silent screen.