Nazimova


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

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The moisture requirement of the species exceeds 460 mm per year (Nazimova et al., 1990).
DC: Yvonne Rainer's choreography for Valda Setterfield's dance in Lives of Performers [1972] is her version of Nazimova's dance of the seven veils.
Moreover, this same body type was exemplified by other Jewish Salomes: Bernhardt, Rubinstein, and Nazimova were all spectacularly, and, at times, notoriously thin, and were culturally prized (or condemned) for this slenderness.
This film may have been created in the Roaring Twenties but the memory of Oscar Wilde's trial and imprisonment for homosexuality, the potency of Aubrey Beardsley's illustrations for the first edition of the play as realised on the screen by Nazimova and her art director Natacha Rambova were apparently too heady a mix.
Among her partners was exotic silent actor, Alla Nazimova.
Directed by Charles Bryant and starring Alla Nazimova, Salome is considered to be one of the first art films to be made in the US.
For example, silent screen stars Edmund Lowe and Lilyan Tashman, both homosexual, deflected suspicion about their sexuality by marrying each other and then publicized their wedded "bliss" in fan magazines such as the June 1929 Photoplay, which featured them in an article entitled "How to Hold a Husband/Wife in Hollywood." Similarly, lesbian silent film star Alia Nazimova lived in a lavender tandem with gay actor Charles Bryant, and, as Gavin Lambert shows in his illustrated biography Nazimova, the two posed often for publicity pictures, Nazimova sitting on Bryant's lap or, in another photo, looking up at him in romantic adoration.
"You are what I thought America was," says fellow worker Zofia Koslowska (Alla Nazimova), who launches into an impassioned recital of Emma Lazaurus's "The New Colossus," the poem from the Statue of Liberty.
By 1918, she was the primary writer for Metro Studios, turning out scripts for their major stars such as Alla Nazimova, Francis X.
(34.) The majority of these shorts and feature-length films have been lost; with the exception of If You Had A Wife Like This, filmed by American Motoscope and Biograph Company in 1907, Sawdust and Salome (1914), produced by Vitagraph Company of America, and Charles Bryant's 1923 feature film Salome, starring Alla Nazimova, discussion of these films is based primarily on reviews, existing plot summaries, and other archival material.
Entries are logical and utilitarian, brief where they need to be (e.g., "Alla Nazimova") and detailed when breadth is required (e.g., "Religion" and "Gender and Sexuality").
And Lambert, whose nonfiction works include Norma Shearer, On Cukor, Nazimova, and Mainly About Lindsay Anderson, is the ideal writer to illuminate it.
Alla Nazimova, a popular stage actress, made her screen debut in War Brides ill which she declares, "No more children for war!" before killing herself.
En 1905 Ricardo Strauss la inmortalizo en su opera Salome y la actriz Nazimova la interpret6 en un filme del cine mudo realizado en 1922.