1918: Nazimova plays in “A Doll’s House” at the Plymouth Theatre
  • Martin Turnbull | Jun 11, 2018
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Alla Nazimova in “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen
  • Martin Turnbull | Jun 11, 2018
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1935: Alla Nazimova as Helen Alving in the 1935 Broadway revival of “Ghosts.”
Alla Nazimova as Helen Alving in the 1935 Broadway revival of “Ghosts” which ran for 81 performances at the Empire Theater. The play also starred Harry Ellerbe, McKay Harris, and Ona Munson.  
  • Martin Turnbull | Jun 9, 2018
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1907: Alla Nazimova as Hilde Wangel and Walter Hampden as Halvard Solness in “The Master Builder” revival, Bijou Theater, Broadway
  • Martin Turnbull | Jun 8, 2018
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Photo and letter from Harry Ellerbe, who worked with Alla Nazimova on Broadway in 1936
We recently heard from Mari Lyn Henry, founder of the Society for the Preservation of Theatrical History which stemmed out of her many years of research and advocacy on behalf of forgotten artists who had a major impact on the development of theatre, especially in New York. It brings together historical scholarship on the people, […]
  • Martin Turnbull | Sep 23, 2016
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1931: Alla Nazimova on Broadway in “Mourning Becomes Electra”
Alla Nazimova’s Iconic 1923 ‘Salome’ Wig Discovered in a Trunk in Georgia
Wig Was Designed by Natacha Rambova, Wife of Rudolph Valentino
West Hollywood, Calif. (March 10, 2015) A lost trove of early 20th century costumes and fashionable street wear from the estate of Broadway and silent-film star Alla Nazimova (“Nah-ZIM-oh-vah”) was discovered last fall in an unlikely place: a storage building behind a home in Columbus, Ga. College student Jack Raines found the garments fastidiously packed […]
1918: Alla Nazimova plays in “A Doll’s House”
   
1922: Alla Nazimova in “A Doll’s House”
Alla Nazimova in “The Comet” (1908)
  • Martin Turnbull | Apr 8, 2014
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