FILM AND DANCE, BACK AND FORTH

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  • 1. On historical, archaeological and painterly sources of Intolerance, see: Bernhard Hanson. "D. W. Griffith: Some Sources," The Art Bulletin, 54, no. 4 (Dec. 1972), 498. Also: William · Feaver, an expert in John Martin's art, has shown in some detail the iconographic transforma- tions that Martin's canvas Belshazzar's Feast had to undergo to become the open-air hall in which this feast in Intolerance is set. (William Feaver, TheArt of John Martin [Oxford: Claredon Press, 1975], pp. 56-57).

  • 2. Elizabeth Kendall, Where She Danced (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979) p. 120.

  • 3. The poster and photographs from St Denis' ballets Egypta and Egyptian Ballet (both 1910) are reproduced in Walter Teny's Miss Ruth: "The More Living Life" Of Ruth St. Denis (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1969). 4. Solomon Volkov, St. Peters8urg: A Cultural History (New York: Free Press, 1995, p. 345.

  • 5.Pnin (pp. 80-81); Glupishkin - Russian screen name of the French film comedian Andrd Deed. 6. More on this engagement in Richard Buckle, Nijinsky (New York, Simon and Schuster, 1971), pp. 376-77. 7. Vatslav Nijinsky's Diary [Dnevnik Yatslava Nizhinskogo] (Moscow: "Artist. Rezhisser. Teatr," 1995, p. 40

  • 8. Charlie Chaplin. My Autobiography (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964), pp. 191-92.

  • 9. Romola Nijinsky. Nijinsky: His Life ((New York: Simon and Schuster, 1934), pp. 358-59. 10. Diaghilev was not on that tour-Chaplin's memory must have failed him here, or perhaps what Chaplin learned lather about the Ballet Russe slipped the name in. 11. Chaplin, MyAutobiography, pp. 192-93.

  • 12. Ibid., p. 192. � ..... 13. Ibid., p. 193. 14. Jbid.

  • 15. Clare Sheridan, My American Diary (New York: Bony and Liveright, 1922), pp. 346-47. 16. Elie Faure, Fonction du cinema: Da la cineplastique à son deastin social (Paris: Editions Gonthier, 1922), p. 28. I use the translation by Richard Abel for his French film theory and criti- cism: A historylanthology 1907-1939, vol. 1, p. 262.

  • 17. Louis Delluc, Charlie Chaplin (Paris: M. de Brunoff, 1921 ) p. 54.

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