The Heart of Salome (1927)

63 or 55 mins | Romance | 8 May 1927

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HISTORY

Var reviewed the film twice, first on 27 Apr 1927, following a projection room screening, then again on 8 Jun 1927, after the film's 4 Jun opening at the Roxy Theatre in New York City. The projection room screening review listed a runnign time of 63 min., which approximates the footage listed in other contemporary sources. The later review, based on the theatrical opening listed a running time of only 55 min. ... More Less

Var reviewed the film twice, first on 27 Apr 1927, following a projection room screening, then again on 8 Jun 1927, after the film's 4 Jun opening at the Roxy Theatre in New York City. The projection room screening review listed a runnign time of 63 min., which approximates the footage listed in other contemporary sources. The later review, based on the theatrical opening listed a running time of only 55 min. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
1 May 1927.
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New York Times
6 Jun 1927
p. 29.
Variety
27 Apr 1929
p. 21.
Variety
8 Jun 1927
p. 10.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Asst dir
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
FILM EDITOR
COSTUMES
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The Heart of Salome by Allen Raymond (Boston, c1925).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
8 May 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
8 May 1927
Copyright Number:
LP24005
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
63 or 55
Length(in feet):
5,615
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Monte Carroll, while visiting a French province, falls in love with Helene, an American, whom he believes to be a simple country girl. After returning with her to Paris, he comes to scorn her when he finds she has stolen some of his valuable papers. Determined to get revenge, Helene promises to marry her employer, Sir Humphrey, if he will, like the stepfather of Salome of old, take the life of her former lover. She gloats over his predicament as he is manacled and imprisoned in a dungeon; but ultimately she experiences a change of heart, saves him, and effects a a ... +


Monte Carroll, while visiting a French province, falls in love with Helene, an American, whom he believes to be a simple country girl. After returning with her to Paris, he comes to scorn her when he finds she has stolen some of his valuable papers. Determined to get revenge, Helene promises to marry her employer, Sir Humphrey, if he will, like the stepfather of Salome of old, take the life of her former lover. She gloats over his predicament as he is manacled and imprisoned in a dungeon; but ultimately she experiences a change of heart, saves him, and effects a a reconciliation. +

Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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