Sarah Bernhardt, the world's first A-list actress
Rediscover the most famous stage actress of the 19th century
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Eccentric, inimitable, and oh so boho, Sarah Bernhardt was the world's first international stage star. Born in France, she's hailed as one of the greatest actresses of all time. A 19th-century A-lister, Bernhardt also flirted with motion pictures, was one of the first prominent actresses to make sound recordings, and was a gifted artist and writer.
Yet her fame has somewhat evaporated with time. Click through the following gallery and rediscover one of the best-known figures in the history of stage.
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