She (1917 film)

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Directed by Kenean Buel
Screenplay by Mary Murillo
Based on She: A History of Adventure
by H. Rider Haggard
Cinematography Frank G. Kugler
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • April 14, 1917 (1917-04-14)
Running time
5 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

She was a 1917 American silent fantasy adventure drama film directed by Kenean Buel and produced and distributed by the Fox Film Corporation.[1] It was loosely based on H. Rider Haggard's oft filmed 1887 best-selling novel, She: A History of Adventure.[2] Now considered lost,[3] the film starred Valeska Suratt and Ben Taggart.


  • Valeska Suratt – Ayesha, 'She'
  • Ben Taggart – Leo Vincey
  • Miriam Fouche – Ustane
  • Thomas Wigney Persyval – Billali
  • Tom Burrough – Horace Holly
  • Martin Reagan – Job

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Leibfried, Philip (2000). Rudyard Kipling and Sir Henry Rider Haggard On Screen, Stage, Radio, and Television. McFarland. p. 166. ISBN 0-7864-0707-7. 
  2. ^ "She". Catalog of Feature Films. American Film Institute. Retrieved 2015-10-10. 
  3. ^ International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House; Pratt, George C. (1982). Faces and Fabrics/Feathers and Furs. George Eastman House. p. 3. ISBN 0-935398-05-8. 

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