Alla Nazimova

Alla Nazimova – photos & quotes

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“It is not so difficult, your language. But your slang is impossible. Never can I understand the American humor.” – Alla Nazimova “The history of the stage, within a very few years, will be written, not by erudite mechanician. Instead of reading in books the impressions of some perhaps prejudiced or overly enthusiastic critic, the […]

Emile Jannings

Emil Jannings – photos and quotes

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“My experience in Italy in connection with the filming of ‘Quo Vadis’ convinced me that actors cannot work successfully in foreign lands with actors of other nationalities. Difficulties of language are such that there is no real understanding and the consequence is a lack of unity in the interpretation of the roles.” – Emil Jannings, […]