"If, after I depart this vale, you ever remember me and have thought to please my ghost, forgive some sinner and wink your eye at some homely girl."
H. L. Mencken
10 August 2011
The Dying Swan
Vera Karalli dances ballet in the haunting Russian silent The Dying Swan (1917), directed by Evgeni Bauer. The music is by Camille Saint-Saëns. The actress - dancer Vera Karalli was involved in the plot to kill Rasputin.