• Short Summary

    KAREL REISZ' "ISADORA" WITH BRITISH ACTRESS VANESSA REDGRAVE IN THE STARRING ROLE, HAS ITS PREMIERE AT LONDON'S ODEON THEATRE, IN ST.

  • Description

    KAREL REISZ' "ISADORA" WITH BRITISH ACTRESS VANESSA REDGRAVE IN THE STARRING ROLE, HAS ITS PREMIERE AT LONDON'S ODEON THEATRE, IN ST. MARTIN'S LANE.

    DIRECTOR REISZ AND HIS WIFE WERE AT THE PREMIERE, AS WELL AS MISS REDGRAVE, HER FAMOUS FATHER SIR MICHAEL AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY. JAMES FOX, WHO PLAYS THE PART OF GORDON CRAIG, WAS ALSO IN THE THEATRE CROWD.

    MISS REDGRAVE HAS ALREADY BEEN PRAISED FOR HER ROLE. THE FRAME OF THE FILM STORY IS THE LAST FEW MONTHS OF ISADORA DUNCAN. A PERIOD WHEN SHE WAS VIRTUALLY PENNILESS AND DRINKING HEAVILY.

    HER DEATH FOLLOWED NOT LONG AFTER WHEN HER SCARF CAUGHT IN THE WHEEL OF A BUGATTI SPORTS CAR IN WHICH SHE WAS A PASSENGER.

    ALSO IN THE CROWD AT LONDON'S PREMIERE WERE DAME EDITH EVANS, BEATLE PAUL McCARTNEY WITH HIS LATEST GIRLFRIEND, LINDA EASTMAN, AND WORLD CHAMPION RACING DRIVER GRAEME HILL AND HIS WIFE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3LQGPOK6PZ51YGA9G8399M123
    Media URN:
    VLVA3LQGPOK6PZ51YGA9G8399M123
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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