Little Glesca.



A little Glesca Marshall, born in 1907 this photograph was taken two years later Glesca would go on to become an actress and theatrical benefactor who was known primarily as the most enduring lover of Alla Nazimova, after Nazimova’s death in 1945 at sixty six Glesca became the longtime companion of Emily Woodruff, theatrical benefactor and main patron of the Springer Opera House in Columbus, Georgia. Emily was married to Hume Cronyn, though they never lived together and Emily insisted the marriage remain a secret.

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