The Theater: Sarah Bernhardt

A Vital, Beloved and Incomparable Mystery

It is one of the tragedies of the art of acting that when the last cur tain falls there is nothing to hold the expression of a great personality for future generations. Sarah Bern hardt is gone, and those who do not hold the impress of her dynamic genius on the tables of reminiscence can know her only as a cloudy legend, obscured by time and by the many puzzles presented by her career. The divine Sarah represented the highest achievement in emotional act ing. She was handicapped with...

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