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HISTORY

Natasha Rambova's sets and costumes were based on designs by Aubrey Beardsley. For information on other films featuring the historical character "Salome," please consult the entry for the 1918 Fox production Salome , directed by J. Gordon Edwards and starring Theda Bara (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1911-20 ).
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Natasha Rambova's sets and costumes were based on designs by Aubrey Beardsley. For information on other films featuring the historical character "Salome," please consult the entry for the 1918 Fox production Salome , directed by J. Gordon Edwards and starring Theda Bara (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1911-20 ).
       It is available on YouTube in 2016. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
7 Jan 1923
p. 2.
New York Times
1 Jan 1923
p. 18.
Variety
5 Jan 1923
p. 42.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SET DECORATOR
Set dec
COSTUMES
MUSIC
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the play Salomé by Oscar Wilde (Paris, 1893).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 February 1923
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 31 Dec 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Nazimova Productions
Copyright Date:
15 December 1922
Copyright Number:
LP18586, LP18655
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,595
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Enraged by Jokaanan's refusal of her kiss, Salome dances for Herod in return for Jokaanan's head on a silver platter. Herod grants her request; but he is overcome with disgust at the sight of Salome kissing the head and has her ... +


Enraged by Jokaanan's refusal of her kiss, Salome dances for Herod in return for Jokaanan's head on a silver platter. Herod grants her request; but he is overcome with disgust at the sight of Salome kissing the head and has her killed. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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