Nazimova interview, 1926

Nazimova interviewed by Adela Rogers St. Johns for Photoplay magazine, October 1926. | src internet archive

“I did ‘Salome’ as a purgative”, declares Nazimova. “The trash I had played made me sick with myself. I wanted something so different, so fanciful, so artistic, that it would take the taste out of my mouth”. Costume designs for Salome were Natacha Rambova’s (including the iconic wig).

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