A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Roger
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Gordon Craig
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Zvonimir Crnko ...
Essenin (as Ivan Tchenko)
Lado Leskovar ...
Bugatti (as Vladimir Leskovar)
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Mary Desti
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Mrs. Duncan
Tony Vogel ...
Raymond Duncan
Libby Glenn ...
Elizabeth Duncan
Ronnie Gilbert ...
Miss Chase
Wallas Eaton ...
Archer
Nicholas Pennell ...
Bedford
John Quentin ...
Pim
Christian Duvaleix ...
Armand - a feeble pianist in love with Isadora
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A biography of the dancer Isadora Duncan, the 1920s dancer who forever changed people's ideas of ballet. Her nude, semi-nude, and pro-Soviet dance projects as well as her attitudes on free love, debt, dress, and lifestyle shocked the public of her time. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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dancer | dance | ballet | 1920s | debt | See All (364) »

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The Life and Many Loves of the Most Exciting Woman of Our Time


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M | See all certifications »
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20 June 1969 (France)  »

Also Known As:

The Loves of Isadora  »

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| (director's cut) | (original release) | (Ontario)

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Eastmancolor)

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1.66 : 1
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The film features a stony sea breakwater something which is much associated with director Karel Reisz's later film The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981). See more »

Quotes

Isadora Duncan: Tomorrow is a hypothesis.
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Soundtracks

Bye Bye Blackbird
Music by Ray Henderson and lyrics by Mort Dixon
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14 June 1999 | by (New York, NY, USA) – See all my reviews

There are several versions of this film. The original is rather long, but well worth the time spent viewing it. The subsequent edited versions -- even the so-called "director's cut" -- omit small but crucial events in Isadora's life, without which it becomes more difficult to understand how Isadora sublimated her angst into her art.


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