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Seeing Anna Pavlova On Film
"Though a number of big-time ballet figures - Frederick Ashton, Agnes de Mille - have said that Anna Pavlova was their inspiration, their thunderbolt, some people still regard her as a chocolate-box ballerina ... But in 1916, [she] starred in a feature film, The Dumb Girl of Portici, ... and it shows a very different side of Pavlova." The New Yorker 10/24/12
Posted October 26, 2012 12:32 AM




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