Salome

(1953)

Overview

In the reign of emperor Tiberius, Gallilean prophet John the Baptist preaches against King Herod and Queen Herodias. The latter wants John dead, but Herod fears to harm him due to a prophecy. Enter beautiful Princess Salome, Herod's long-absent stepdaughter. Herodias sees the king's dawning lust for Salome as her means of bending the king to her will. But Salome and her lover Claudius are (contrary to Scripture) nearing conversion to the new religion. And the famous climactic dance turns out to have unexpected implications...

  1. Harry Kleiner

    Story, Writer

  2. William Dieterle

    Director

  3. Jesse Lasky Jr.

    Story

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Status Released

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  • March 24, 1953
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

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