Film: “She (1935)”

February 8, 2012

“She is a 1935 film produced by Merian C. Cooper. The film is based on H. Rider Haggard’s novel of the same name. The screenplay combines elements from all the books in the series: novel of the same name; She and Allan; Ayesha: The Return of She; and, Wisdom’s Daughter.”

“Leo Vincey, told by his dying uncle of a lost land visited 500 years ago by his ancestor, heads out with family friend Horace Holly to try to discover the land and its secret of immortality, said to be contained within a mystic fire. Picking up Tanya, a guide’s daughter, in the frozen Russian arctic, they stumble upon Kor, revealed to be a hidden civilization ruled over by an immortal queen, called She, who believes Vincey is her long-lost lover John Vincey, Leo’s ancestor.”

Who ever re-colored this trailer should be smacked – the film was shot in black & white and there for should remain that way!

Source Credits:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0026983/

http://colettesaintyves.tumblr.com

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