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




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][dead link][2][3]


  1. ^ "NY Times: The Incredible Sarah". NY Times. 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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