Alla Nazimova

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Noun1.Alla Nazimova - United States actress (born in Russia) (1879-1945)
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The 'Twin Peaks' star will portray the role of silent film actress Alla Nazimova of Russia, confirmed Variety.
Theatre Royal, Corporation Street, St Helens, 01744 756 000 - Sun, 11 Mar music The Cornerstone Festival: Salome A live, dramatic percussion spectacle, featuring the 1923 silent film starring Alla Nazimova, with music by Charlie Barber.
Take Alla Nazimova's Salome, which at times was percieved as being, in Anger's indelible characterization, "'Nancy-Prancy-Pansy-Piffle' and just too queer for words." [Laughter.] It's very much a product of primeval Hollywood, a movie from another age, yet its aesthetic program, from the expressive mise-en-scene to the way the characters move, carries on in later filmmaking, certainly in Anger's.
On stage and screen, Camille has been played by Theda Bara, Alla Nazimova, Norma Talmadge, Greta Garbo, Greta Scacchi, and Charles Ludlam.
Tucson, AZ, July 05, 2013 --( Anaphora Literary Press is pleased to promote Twilight of the Immortal, which tells the remarkable story of early Hollywood through the eyes of Rosemary McKisco, a wayward young heiress who throws in her lot with the great Alla Nazimova, the first openly lesbian star of stage and screen.
Petersberg in 1906 and then publicly in Paris in the 1910s, from Bessie Tomashevsky, who played the role to great acclaim in the Yiddish theater in 1908, to Theda Bara (nee Theodosia Goldberg) and Alla Nazimova, who played her with great panache in the movies in the 1910s and 1920s, the role of Salome became a path to glittering stardom for Jewish actresses and dancers, a route that Fanny Brice's song both parodied and adumbrated.
Just when his literature professor was lecturing on the plays of Henrik Ibsen, a touring production of Ghosts, starring the legendary Alla Nazimova, came to campus.
The classic film, which was released in 1923, is a visual feast furnished by lavish designs inspired by artist Aubrey Beardsley, and an unforgettable title role performance by the flamboyant Hollywood silent film star Alla Nazimova.
Greater space is given, with some justification, to the tours of Pavel Orlenev and Vera Komissarzhevskaya and the beginnings of Alla Nazimova's career.
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.
"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.