The Green Goddess (1923 film)

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The Green Goddess
Directed bySidney Olcott
Written byForrest Halsey (adaptation)
Based onThe Green Goddess
by William Archer
Produced byDistinctive Productions
StarringGeorge Arliss
Alice Joyce
David Powell
Harry T. Morey
CinematographyHarry Fischbeck
Music byJoseph Carl Breil[1]
Distributed byGoldwyn Pictures
Release date
  • August 14, 1923 (1923-08-14)
Running time
80 minutes; 10 reels
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

The Green Goddess is a 1923 American silent adventure film based on the play The Green Goddess by William Archer. Set during the British Raj, it stars George Arliss as the Rajah of Rukh, into whose land arrive three British subjects, played by Alice Joyce, David Powell, and Harry T. Morey. Arliss, Joyce and Ivan F. Simpson reprised their roles from the play and also in the 1930 talking film version The Green Goddess.




A copy of The Green Goddess is in the UCLA Film and Television Archive.[1]


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