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Maria Ouspenskaya (1876-1949)

Maria Ouspenskaya and Lon Chaney Jr. in "The Wolf Man." Before the horror: The petite Russian actress and acting teacher defected to the U.S. in the early 1920s and became a respected Broadway star, later founding the School of Dramatic Arts in New York. In order to keep the institution funded,...

Scott Essman and Eric Hoffman Collections
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