According to his diaries, Lindsay Anderson was originally asked to direct this.

Throughout the 70's, Ken Russell and Barbra Streisand had planned to film a Sarah Bernhardt biopic together.

Final English titled cinema film of actress Yvonne Mitchell.

Actress Sarah Bernhardt lived between 1844 and 1923.

The nick-names of Sarah Bernhardt (Glenda Jackson) were "The Divine Sarah" and the film's title The Incredible Sarah (1976).