Salome of the Tenements

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Salome of the Tenements
Directed by Sidney Olcott
Produced by Jesse L Lasky
Adolph Zukor
Written by Anzia Yezierska (novel)
Sonya Levien
Starring Jetta Goudal
Godfrey Tearle
Cinematography David W. Gobbett
Al Liguori
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • March 3, 1925 (1925-03-03)
Running time
7 reels
Country United States
Language Silent film
English intertitles

Salome of the Tenements is a 1925 silent film adapted to the screen by Sonya Levien from the Anzia Yezierska novel. Made by Jesse L. Lasky and Adolph Zukor's Famous Players-Lasky Corporation, a division of Paramount Pictures, it was directed by Sidney Olcott and starred Jetta Goudal and Godfrey Tearle.

The film, which was inspired by accounts of the real life of Rose Pastor Stokes, tells the story of poor immigrants living in New York's Jewish Lower East Side. It was shot in Paramount Astoria studios.

A lost film.[1][2]


  • Jetta Goudal - Sonya Mendel
  • Godfrey Tearle - John Manning
  • José Ruben - Jakey Salomon
  • Lazar Freed - Jacob Lipkin
  • Irma Lerner - Gittel Stein
  • Sonia Nodell - Mrs Peltz
  • Elihu Tenenholz - Banker Ben
  • Mrs Weintraub - Mrs Solomon
  • Nettie Tobias - The Widow


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