The Incredible Sarah

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The Incredible Sarah
Film poster
Directed byRichard Fleischer
Written byRuth Wolff
Produced byHelen M. Strauss
Douglas Twiddy
StarringGlenda Jackson
CinematographyChristopher Challis
Edited byJohn Jympson
Music byElmer Bernstein
Distributed byCinema International Corp.
Anchor Bay Entertainment
Release date
  • 1976 (1976)
Running time
106 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The Incredible Sarah is a 1976 British drama film directed by Richard Fleischer and starring Glenda Jackson. It presents a dramatization of the acting career of Sarah Bernhardt.



The film was nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Costume Design (Anthony Mendleson) and Best Art Direction (Elliot Scott and Norman Reynolds). Glenda Jackson was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "NY Times: The Incredible Sarah". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. 2012. Archived from the original on 18 October 2012. Retrieved 30 December 2008.
  2. ^ "The Official Academy Awards® Database". Archived from the original on 9 June 2014. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
  3. ^ "The 49th Academy Awards (1977) Nominees and Winners". Archived from the original on 11 January 2015. Retrieved 3 October 2011.

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