WorldCat Identities

Nazimova 1879-1945

Overview
Works: 89 works in 152 publications in 4 languages and 2,296 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Music  Caricatures and cartoons  Portraits  History  Silent films  Fiction  Pictorial works 
Roles: Performer, Dedicatee, Actor, Dancer, Artist
Classifications: PN1997.85, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Nazimova Publications about Nazimova
Publications by Nazimova Publications by Nazimova
posthumous Publications by Nazimova, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Nazimova
Camille by George Cukor ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1921 and 2009 in English and French and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Parisian courtesan, Marguerite Gautier, a.k.a. Camille, and a young law student, Armand Duval, fall in love and forsake their former lives. This tragic love story brings out the sacrifices one makes in order to prove true love
Salomé by Charles Bryant ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Salomé (74 min.): Salomé dances for King Herod and demands that the head of John the Baptist be brought to her on a platter
Blood and sand by Rouben Mamoulian ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Juan is the naïve son of a once-famous bullfighter who tries to recapture the glory of his family's name. Though he is branded fifth rate, he soon becomes Spain's greatest matador and returns home to marry his childhood sweetheart. But when a beautiful, passionate aristocrat seduces him, Juan succumbs to her temptations, only to see his own happiness and success crumble
American avant-garde shorts dream of a rarebit fiend ; Salome ; the fall of the house of Usher ; the bridge ; Lot in Sodom ( Visual )
in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dream of a rarebit fiend presents a man who eats rarebit and then has nightmares in which inanimate objects come to life and his bed flies off with him. -- Salome stars the famous dancer Alla Nazimova. -- The fall of the house of Usher is a version of Edgar Allan Poe's tale. It stresses atmosphere by optical distortions, multiple exposures, and dramatic lighting. - - The bridge is Charles Vidor's experimental version of Ambrose Bierce's "An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge". -- Lot in Sodom is an experimental telling of the Old Testament story in terms of homosexuality and the subconscious
The rose-bush of a thousand years by Mabel Wagnalls ( Book )
4 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Escape ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in WWII Germany. On the outskirts of a town in the Bavarian Alps in 1936, Mark Preysing becomes acquainted with Countess Ruby Von Treck. Mark is an American looking for his German mother, Emily Ritter, a dissident former actress who has mysteriously disappeared
Salome Queen Elizabeth ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Salome is a pantomime after the play by Oscar Wilde. Queen Elizabeth is a drama about Queen Elizabeth I of England and Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex
The Bridge of San Luis Rey ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in 18th century Lima, Peru, a rickety bridge which has spanned a deep gorge for ages suddenly breaks, and five people plunge to their deaths. A priest who is deeply affected by the catastrophe decides to make an investigative study of the lives of the victims to determine if he can find some clue to God's intention in casting five dis-associated mortals into eternity at precisely the same moment
Stage folk : a book of caricatures by Alfred Joseph Frueh ( Book )
1 edition published in 1922 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The red lantern by Fred Fisher ( )
1 edition published in 1919 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alla by A Owen ( )
1 edition published in 1920 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Salome an historical phantasy by Oscar Wilde ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar Wilde's Salome ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1923 and 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Salome dances for King Herod and demands that the head of John the Baptist be brought to her on a platter
To dazzle the eye and stir the heart : the red lantern, Nazimova and the Boxer Rebellion ; The Red lantern ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the film The Red Lantern, concerning a mixed-race woman in China, rejected by her Chinese neighbors, who converts to Christianity and falls in love with a white missionary, only to be rejected by his family. Disillusioned, she inpersonates a Chinese goddess to inspire the crowds during the Boxer Rebellion. DVD also includes a program of western "chinese" music, films of the Boxer War, and other film clips of star Nazimova and music inspired by her. The accompanying book contains essays detailing the production of the film, information on the star and director, information on western views of China and the Boxer Rebellion, and the film's place in this discourse
Nazimova in "Salome" an historical phantasy by Oscar Wilde ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The actors ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Camille: "Camille is a courtesan in Paris. She falls deeply in love with a young man of promise, Armand Duval. When Armand's father begs her not to ruin his hope of a career and position by marrying Armand, she acquiesces and leaves her lover. However, when poverty and terminal illness overwhelm her, Camille discovers that Armand has not lost his love for her"--IMDb
The mother ( Book )
1 edition published in 1939 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
National Theatre, direction Rapley Theatre Company, Edmund Plohn, manager. Victor Payne-Jennings in association with Kathleen Robinson presents Nazimova in Karel Capek's last play "The Mother," English version by Paul Selver and Miles Malleson, settings by Lester Polakov, directed by Miles Malleson
Nazimova in Oscar Wilde's Salome ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The brat by Ted Snyder ( )
1 edition published in 1919 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
To dazzle the eye and stir the heart : the Red lantern, Nazimova and the Boxer Rebellion ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains the film The Red Lantern, concerning a mixed-race woman in China, rejected by her Chinese neighbors, who converts to Christianity and falls in love with a white missionary, only to be rejected by his family. Disillusioned, she inpersonates a Chinese goddess to inspire the crowds during the Boxer Rebellion. DVD also includes a program of western "Chinese" music, films of the Boxer War, and other film clips of star Nazimova and music inspired by her. The accompanying book contains essays detailing the production of the film, information on the star and director, information on western views of China and the Boxer Rebellion, and the film's place in this discourse
 
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Alternative Names
Lavendera, Alla
Lavendera, Alla, 1879-1945
Leventon, Adelaide, 1879-1945
Madame Nazimova, 1879-1945
Nasimoff, Alia
Nasimoff, Alla, 1879-1945
Nazimova, Alla, 1879-1945
Nazimova, Madame, 1879-1945
Winter, Peter M.
Languages
English (84)
French (8)
Russian (5)
Spanish (1)
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