New Movies: Daughter of Bacchus

Isadora drank too much, she couldn't keep her hands off good-looking young men, couldn't bother to keep her figure in shape, never could keep track of her money. But a great sense of health filled the hall when the pearshaped figure with the beautiful great arms tramped forward slowly from the back of the stage, She was afraid of nothing; she was a great dancer.

John Dos Passos, in U.S.A.

Her youth was fin de si├Ęcle; her philosophy was fin du monde. She was an earthly personification of Emily Dickinson's inebriate of air and...

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