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In Africa an explorer is the reincarnated lover of the 2,000-year-old White Queen.


Leander De Cordova, G.B. Samuelson (uncredited)


H. Rider Haggard (novel) (as Sir H. Rider Haggard), H. Rider Haggard (titles) (as The Late Sir H. Rider Haggard)




Cast overview:
Betty Blythe ... Ayesha
Carlyle Blackwell ... Leo Vincy / Kallikrates
Mary Odette ... Ustane
Tom Reynolds Tom Reynolds ... Job
Heinrich George ... Horace Holly
Jerrold Robertshaw Jerrold Robertshaw ... Billali
Dorothy Barclay Dorothy Barclay
Marjorie Statler Marjorie Statler ... Amenartes
Alexander Butler Alexander Butler ... Mahomet


In Africa an explorer is the reincarnated lover of the 2,000-year-old White Queen.

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It's good, but a little dated.
5 December 2004 | by SHADO57See all my reviews

I have this film on Super-8mm, but with one or two reels missing, as mentioned above. Of course, the parts missing are important to the plot (primarily the face to face meeting with Leo and his dead ancestor). I think the production values are adequate for this kind of film, in the context of the time it was produced. My Blackhawk print is a little dark and contrasty, but it is enjoyable. I have watched it many times, but I would love to have a DVD copy of this film. (Perhaps I can make my own if none appears.) Perhaps someone out there would be so kind as to let me know whom to write to, in pursuit of this.

Fortunately, I was able to show the picture at its proper speed, which helps give it weight and more lifelike movement. The portions of the film I do have look very good, so I am sure that someone out there could restore this and put it out on DVD.

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Release Date:

21 June 1925 (Portugal) See more »

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Ela See more »

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Berlin, Germany See more »

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(Sunrise Silents DVD)

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Black and White (hand-colored)| Black and White (tinted)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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