Isadora Duncan: An Intimate Portrait by Sewell Stokes

bookshelves: film-only, winter-20132014, biography, published-1928, under-10-ratings

Read from February 09 to 17, 2014

the basis for the film ‘Isadora’ (1968) starring Vanessa Redgrave.

Description: 928. This is the story of the life of an American dancer, written by one who knew her and called her a friend. Duncan was born in San Francisco and at the age of 25 joined Loie Fuller’s dance company, touring Germany where she was acclaimed in Budapest and Vienna. Two years later, she established a dance school for children near Berlin at Gruenwald. In 1921, Duncan was invited to Russia where she opened another dance school in Moscow and married Sergey Yesenin, the Russian poet. Tragically, Duncan was killed in an automobile accident in 1927


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