In the reign of emperor Tiberius, Gallilean prophet John the Baptist preaches against King Herod and Queen Herodias. The latter wants John dead, but Herod fears to harm him due to a prophecy. Enter beautiful Princess Salome, Herod’s long-absent stepdaughter. Herodias sees the king’s dawning lust for Salome as her means of bending the king to her will. But Salome and her lover Claudius are (contrary to Scripture) nearing conversion to the new religion. And the famous climactic dance turns out to have unexpected implications…

Directors: William Dieterle
Actors: Rita Hayworth, Stewart Granger, Charles Laughton, Judith Anderson, Cedric Hardwicke, Basil Sydney, Maurice Schwartz, Arnold Moss, Alan Badel
Countrys: USA

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Score Rating Count Release Date RunTime
5.9 1,261 1953-03-24 103

Crew Details

Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
DirectorWilliam DieterleStoryJesse Lasky Jr.
StoryHarry KleinerWriterHarry Kleiner
ProducerBuddy AdlerProducerRita Hayworth
Original Music ComposerGeorge DuningDirector of PhotographyCharles Lang
EditorViola LawrenceArt DirectionJohn Meehan
Set DecorationWilliam KiernanCostume DesignJean Louis

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