Sarah Bernhardt
Date of Birth
Sep 25, 1844
Birth Place:
Paris, France

Biography

Illustrious French actress Sarah Bernhardt was primarily known for her theatrical work, but she also appeared in a few films. It was said that the Grande Dame of French theater loathed cinema, and yet continued to appear in films until her death. She did not make her film debut until 1900 in Hamlet's Duel. She hated her next film, Tosca (1908), so much so that she ordered the negative destroyed...