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Nazimova, A Biography - Gavin Lambert

It is said that when Nazimova first met Rudolph Valentino she said "How dare you bring that gigolo to my table? How dare you introduce that pimp to Nazimova?" We love anyone who can speak of themselves in the third person and get away with it. The great Russian actress of the silent screen led a flamboyant life in and out of movies. *This one is a bit of a rarity.