She (1925 film)

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She (1925), Movie Poster
Directed by Leander de Cordova
G. B. Samuelson
Produced by G. B. Samuelson
Arthur A. Lee
Written by H. Rider Haggard (novel She)
Walter Summers (scenario)
H. Rider Haggard (intertitles)
Starring Betty Blythe
Carlyle Blackwell
Music by Louis Levy
Cinematography Sydney Blythe
Distributed by Lee-Bradford Corporation
Release date
  • 1926 (1926) (US)
  • 3 May 1926 (1926-05-03) (Finland)
Running time
9 reels
(8,250 feet)
Country Germany
United Kingdom
Language Silent
(German, Finnish and/or English intertitles)

She is a 1925 British-German fantasy adventure film directed by Leander de Cordova and G.B. Samuelson and starring Betty Blythe, Carlyle Blackwell and Mary Odette. It was filmed in Berlin as a co-production, and based on H. Rider Haggard's novel of the same name. According to the opening credits, the intertitles were specially written for the film by Haggard himself; he died in 1925, the year the film was made.

The book has been a popular subject for filmmakers in the silent and sound eras, with at least five short film adaptations produced in 1908, 1911, 1916, 1917, and 1919 respectively.[1] The 1925 version was the first feature length adaptation, although it was trimmed from its original 98-minute running time down to 69 minutes for US release. It is the most faithful of the three feature-length adaptations to date and follows the action, characters and locations of the original novel closely.



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