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    • Starring Madame Modjeska

    • On Tour in Poland and America
    • By: Beth Holmgren
    • Narrated by: Sally Martin
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In 1876, Poland's leading actress, Helena Modrzejewska, accompanied by family and friends, emigrated to Southern California to establish a utopian commune that soon failed. Within a year Modrzejewska made her debut in the title role of Adrienne Lecouvreur at San Francisco's California Theatre. She changed her name to Modjeska and quickly became a leading star on the American stage, where she reigned for the next 30 years.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating history

    • By Maureen on 12-28-15

    Regular price: $24.95