Nazimova: a biography

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Alfred A. Knopf, Apr 7, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 420 pages
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overy, this full-scale biography profiles Nazimova, the electrifying Russian-born actress who brought Stanislavsky and Chekhov to American theatre--a legend of the stage and screen for 50 years, and then strangely forgotten. With exclusive access to her unpublished memoirs, letters, and notes, Lambert gives readers a brilliant portrait of this extraordinary woman. 120 photos.

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User Review  - Jenn Chaplin - Goodreads

This is the only biography I can find on Nazimova and it was well worth the read. I find her fascinating and her film Salome is one of my favorite silent films ever! She led a very colorful life after ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jack Gardner - Goodreads

This was a decent biography of one of the great actresses of the early 20th Century. Unfortunately, it was written so long after her death that a lot of her biographical information was simply not ... Read full review

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One She Was Not I
3
Two The Deep Shadow
17
Three Deal1ng 1n Emot1ons
41
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Gavin Lambert was born in England and first came to Hollywood as a personal assistant to director Nicholas Ray. He has written seven novels including the currently reprinted "Hollywood Quartet" of "The Slide Area," "Inside Daisy Clover," "The Goodbye People," and "Running Time." His non-fiction works include "Norma Shearer," "Nazimova," and "Mainly about Lindsay Anderson." Among his screenplays are "The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone" and "Inside Daisy Clover" and the Oscar-nominated "Sons and Lovers" and "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden."
Robert Trachtenberg, a filmmaker and photographer, is the director of the American Masters film "On Cukor." His photographs have appeared in such publications as the "New York Times," "Entertainment Weekly," "Esquire," and "Vanity Fair."

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