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Sarah Bernhardt and the Dying Costumer: 1880

An episode from the life of the great actress:

I was given, on signing the contract, 100,000 francs as advance payment for the expenses of departure. 1,011 more words

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Sarah Bernhardt and the Dying Costumer: 1880

An episode from the life of the great actress:

I was given, on signing the contract, 100,000 francs as advance payment for the expenses of departure. 1,011 more words

News And Announcements

Hi-Ho the Glamorous Life: How Theater Became a Good-Girl Pursuit

Marissa Skudlarek, always ahead of her time.

Last Saturday, I read a New York Times story about how the Ziegfeld Club is transitioning from an institution that will support down-on-their-luck aging showgirls to one that will support women who are creating new works of musical theater. 813 more words

Stuart Bousel

Book #13 2015: Escoffier: The King of Chefs

Author: Kenneth James
Release Year: 2002
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN: 978-1-85-285396-9
Pages: 319
Chapters: 18 +17 interludes 

Auguste Escoffier (1846 -1935) was the first modern celebrity chef.His clientele included royalty as well as leaders of society and fashion. 1,569 more words

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Napoleon Sarony: Celebrity Photographer

Before paparazzi and the celebrity media we all live with today, there were 19th century photographers, like Napoleon Sarony (1821-1896), who became internationally renowned for their celebrity portraits.  418 more words

Photography Collection

Russell House Hotel

The Russell House hotel’s owner described it as the “Palace Hotel of Canada,” but when it first opened in 1863 the hotel was far from it. 565 more words

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