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She ( 1917 ) - Lost ?
14 August 2016 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

It is my ambition to add as many silent film synopsis of films that have a survival status of unknown or presumed lost. I try to do as much research as I can and it is not my intention to deceive anyone, for sometimes the film does exist. I am more than delighted if someone has knowledge of a film listed as lost but survives, as I wish all silent films did survive. I hope the reader enjoys this brief synopsis.

Three thousand years ago, a young Egyptian priest was killed by Queen Ayesha ( Valeska Suratt ) when he refused to abandon his young wife for her. His widow gave birth to a son, whom she charged to avenge his father's death. The duty was passed on from generation to generation, until it fell upon Leo ( Ben Taggart ), a direct descendant of the priest. Setting out with his friend Holly ( Tom Burrough ) to fulfill his responsibility, Leo meets Ustane ( Miriam Fouche ), a young Egyptian woman, and they are married. During a skirmish with some cannibals, Leo is wounded and Holly is taken before Queen Ayesha. Holly implores the queen to heal her friend's wound, and upon entering his cave, Ayesha recognizes in Leo her lost Egyptian priest. Upon recovering, Leo goes to Ayesha to fulfill his vow, but Ayesha kills Ustane and then declares her love to Leo who falls at her feet. She takes him to the Flame of Life to make him immortal, but as Ayesha bathes in the fire, her beauty begins to shrivel and she emerges a hideous ape. Accompanied by Holly, Leo flees the city and returns to civilization, his mission completed.

This 1917 silent fantasy adventure drama was based from the novel She: A History of Adventure by H. Rider Haggard, produced by the Fox Film Corporation, starring Valeska Suratt and Ben Taggart. She is listed in the American Silent Feature Film Database as; No holdings located in archives. Another source list's all of Valeska Suratt's silent films lost.


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