Great Actresses of the Past (1938)

08/07/1938 (US) 1h 2m
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Compiled by The Museum of Modern Art Film Library in 1938, the film is a glimpse of the early 20th century’s finest stage performers— Gabrielle Réjane, Eleonora Duse, Sarah Bernhardt, and Minnie Maddern Fiske. The compliation contains excerpts from four films, adapted from four timeless stories: Madame Sans-Gêne (1911), Cenere (1916), La Dame aux Camélias (1912), and Vanity Fair (1915).

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  1. Gabrielle Réjane

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  2. Eleonora Duse

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  3. Sarah Bernhardt

    Sarah Bernhardt

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  4. Minnie Maddern Fiske

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  5. Febo Mari

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