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    Sarah Bernhardt Signed Letter With Photograph. Primarily known for her theatrical work, French actress Sarah Bernhardt also appeared in a few films. It was said that the Grande Dame of French theater loathed cinema, and yet she continued to appear in films until her death, though not without some ups and downs. She did not make her film debut until 1900 in "Hamlet's Duel," and reportedly hated her next film, "Tosca" (1908), so much so that she ordered the negative destroyed and it was never released. She did not appear in another film until 1911 with "La Dame aux Camélias," a movie that is credited with helping make cinema a respectable artistic medium in France. Featured is a typed, undated letter signed by Bernhardt and matted and framed along with a picture of the esteemed actress. With COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
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