Grande Dame of the French Theater – Ep.12

Sarah Bernhardt was the premier actress of the French Theater during her lifetime, a lifetime that saw such antics as sleeping in coffins and liaisons with princes. There is a reason newspapers felt comfortable saying she had four children by four men, including a condemned murderer and the Pope.

Sources (Used/Consulted/Read Along the Way)

Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt by Robert Gottlieb

Madame Sarah by Cornelia Otis Skinner

Maude Adams: Idol of American Theater, 1872-1953 by Armond Fields

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