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Sarah Bernhardt addressing a crowd in Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Author:
Unknown
Date:
1917
Description:
Film of French actress, Sarah Bernhardt, speaking at Prospect Park, New York, July 4, 1917, on behalf of French-American cooperation in the war effort. Addressing more than 50,000 people gathered around a decorated music platform, Bernhardt stands and speaks from an open touring car parked in front of the platform. Medium close shot of Bernhardt speaking and gesturing, with man who may be her personal physician, Dr. Felix Marot, and woman who is probably her secretary and translator, Miss Elizabeth Ormsby, seated in car.
Subject:
World War (1914-1918), Fourth of July orations, International cooperation, Relations with France, Speeches, addresses, etc., New York (State)--New York--Prospect Park, Bernhardt, Sarah, 1844-1923
Partner:
Theodore Roosevelt Center
Rights:
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Source:
http://www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org/Research/Digital-Library/Record?libID=o292841