Salome Movies & Media Adaptations

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Salome was adapted as a silent film in 1923. This version was directed by Charles Bryant. It was produced by Alia Nazimova and also starred Nazimova as Salome and Mitchell Lewis as Herod.

A 1970 Spanish version of Salome was directed by Rafael Gassent.

Another film version was produced and directed by Carmelo Bene in 1972.

A 1986 film, directed by Claude d'Anna, stars Jo Champa as Salome and Tomas Milian as Herod.

The 1988 film Salome's Last Dance, directed by Ken Russell and produced by Penny Corke, features Nickolas Grace as Oscar Wilde watching a production of his play staged in a brothel by the proprietor. Imogen Millaid-Scott plays Salome as well as a woman named Rose. Stratford Johns plays both Herod and Alfred Taylor. Douglas Hodge plays Jokanaan and Lord Alfred Douglas.

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