Rarely has it been given to a moving picture to create such a furor in artistic circles as did 'Salome' upon its first presentation in New York a few months ago. Ancient Greece and its glorious poesy had an irresistible attraction for Oscar Wilde. To make the film was no easy matter. Nazimova, a true emotional actress, never had a part with such possibilities and her acting dominates the whole play.
The Coronet: Oscar Wilde's 'Salome' Tonight
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Herodias, spurned by Egyptian prince who is in love with Salome, has him secretly thrown in dungeon next to the Baptist. Herodias threatens to kill her lover if Salome does not ask for death of the Baptist.
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