Friday, September 18, 2009

Asta Nielsen Dancing in 1910

4 Comments:

Blogger kellie said...

And with her face alone she was also very intense - a long time since I saw this film, but the impression is still strong. Here's a couple of pictures of her.

1:35 pm  
Blogger Robert said...

At first I didn't think that was authentic because the image quality is much better than most anything else that survives from that time.

But IMDB does list "Afgrunden".

8:28 pm  
Blogger Oscar Grillo said...

Yes it is Asta Nielsen for real. I've seen this extract (and I have a copy) in a film about Scandinavian cinema. She was amazing!

10:08 pm  
Blogger kellie said...

Here's the same clip, but with music by Taj Mahal:
http://mickhartley.typepad.com/blog/2010/04/aint-nobodys-business-but-my-own.html

11:17 am  

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