"Salome" quotes

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After her banishment from Rome, Jewish Princess Salome returns to her Roman-ruled native land of Galilee, where prophet John the Baptist preaches against Salome's parents, King Herod and Queen Herodias.

Director: William Dieterle
Writer: Harry Kleiner, Jesse Lasky Jr.
Production: N/A
Genre: drama, history
Year: 1953
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 5.8
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 16 Apr 1953
Awards: N/A

45 Clips

Blessed are the merciful - Salome 00:04
Blessed are the merciful
All my life I've been surrounded by wickedness - Salome 00:28
All my life I've been surrounded by wickedness
Where is the princess You keep her from me - Salome 00:08
Where is the princess You keep her from me
You can persuade him - Salome 00:36
You can persuade him
I've found a greater loyalty than Rome - Salome 00:07
I've found a greater loyalty than Rome
I know this country better than you - Salome 00:15
I know this country better than you
Rome cannot go on as it has ruling with a sword and a whip - Salome 00:30
Rome cannot go on as it has ruling with a sword and a whip
Am I to be denied what I want above all - Salome 00:17
Am I to be denied what I want above all
It is more fitting you give it to the queen - Salome 00:22
It is more fitting you give it to the queen
And the wise know that nothing matters except to find pleasure - Salome 00:07
And the wise know that nothing matters except to find...
To be a realist is the beginning of wisdom - Salome 00:04
To be a realist is the beginning of wisdom
The lying dog of a Roman Claudius wanted me to free him - Salome 00:06
The lying dog of a Roman Claudius wanted me to free him
Speak only of religion - Salome 00:35
Speak only of religion
I will plead for your soul - Salome 00:20
I will plead for your soul
Elder I have never told the people I am the Messiah - Salome 00:21
Elder I have never told the people I am the Messiah
He is the king of kings - Salome 00:17
He is the king of kings
I do not speak for violence - Salome 00:06
I do not speak for violence
Why does the prophet visit me with worse than the tribulations of Job - Salome 00:05
Why does the prophet visit me with worse than the...
You threaten me - Salome 00:09
You threaten me
What am I to do Am I to wait like a lamb for my own slaughter - Salome 00:05
What am I to do Am I to wait like a lamb for my own...
The day has come when men must cease - Salome 00:08
The day has come when men must cease
The crooked paths shall be made straight - Salome 00:09
The crooked paths shall be made straight
What is the measure of love - Salome 00:13
What is the measure of love
Inequities sit upon the throne - Salome 00:11
Inequities sit upon the throne
People of Galilee - Salome 00:11
People of Galilee
Your Majesty need not trouble I will find ways to make the time pass - Salome 00:09
Your Majesty need not trouble I will find ways to make the...
The blossom does justice to the bud - Salome 00:15
The blossom does justice to the bud
Would you say that I have done everything I could - Salome 00:35
Would you say that I have done everything I could
Should beauty be wasted or used for a purpose - Salome 00:06
Should beauty be wasted or used for a purpose
Welcome back to Galilee - Salome 00:16
Welcome back to Galilee
SALOME Remind him I do not want a Roman in here - Salome 00:08
SALOME Remind him I do not want a Roman in here
Another gallant Roman - Salome 00:14
Another gallant Roman
With a heart of pure marble - Salome 00:13
With a heart of pure marble
Do not touch me - Salome 00:07
Do not touch me
I   I am banished from Rome - Salome 00:08
I I am banished from Rome
I could not ask you to marry me if I had no more status than a slave - Salome 00:07
I could not ask you to marry me if I had no more status than...
What does he say Marcellus Tell me - Salome 00:17
What does he say Marcellus Tell me
Caesar commands - Salome 00:04
Caesar commands
A rare beauty in the palace - Salome 00:05
A rare beauty in the palace
He calls me an adulteress - Salome 00:15
He calls me an adulteress
She descends upon me like a plague of locusts - Salome 00:05
She descends upon me like a plague of locusts
The day has come when men must cease - Salome 00:10
The day has come when men must cease
I wait for no one - Salome 00:09
I wait for no one
Why waste a slave - Salome 00:07
Why waste a slave
The desperate can only survive by taking desperate measures - Salome 00:07
The desperate can only survive by taking desperate measures

Cast

Princess Salome - Rita Hayworth
Commander Claudius - Stewart Granger
King Herod - Charles Laughton
Queen Herodias - Judith Anderson
Tiberius Caesar - Cedric Hardwicke
Pontius Pilate - Basil Sydney
Micha - Arnold Moss
John the Baptist - Alan Badel
Convert - David Ahdar
Herod's Council Member - Ray Beltram
Politician - Bobker Ben Ali
Roman Guard - Barry Brooks
Roman Guard - Eduardo Cansino
Galilean Soldier - Bud Cokes
Salome's Servant - Carmen D'Antonio
Politician - Henry Dar Boggia
Slave Master - Karl 'Killer' Davis
Politician - Don De Leo
Court Attendant - Leslie Denison
Convert - Italia DeNubila
Politician - Eddie Fields
Politician - Robert Garabedian
Assassin - Leonard George
Captain Quintus - Michael Granger
Townsman - Tom Hernández
Sailmaster - Paul Hoffman
Herodias' Servant - Eva Hyde
Juggler - Duke Johnson
Sailor - George Keymas
Assassin - George Khoury
Officer - Guy Kingsford
Old Scholar - David Leonard
Sword Dancer - Freddie Letuli
Townsman - Jack Low
Old Farmer - Michael Mark
Dissenting Scholar - Saul Martell
Herod's Council Member - Merrill McCormick
Convert - Tina Menard
Baptism Attendee - John Merton
Old Scholar - Ralph Moody
Advisor - Anton Northpole
John's Executioner - Lou Nova
Politician - John Parrish
Acrobat - Abel Pina
Acrobat - Jerry Pina
Acrobat - Tony Pina
Marcellus Fabius - Rex Reason
Acrobat - Ramiro Rivas
Acrobat - Richard Rivas
Acrobat - Ruben T. Rivas
Herod's Council Member - Franz Roehn
Offscreen Chorus - Roger Wagner Chorale
Townsman - Bob Rose
Old Scholar - Maurice Samuels
Herod's Council Member - Joe Sawaya
Politician - Sam Scar
Advisor - Joe Schilling
Herod's Guard Captain - Mickey Simpson
Convert - Charles Soldani
Convert - Dimas Sotello
Fire Eater - William Spaeth
Caesar's Scrivener - Bert Stevens
Herod's Council Member - Carlo Tricoli
Guard - Tony Urchel
Sailor - Rick Vallin
Blind Man Given Sight - Trevor Ward
Courier - Robert Warwick
Patrician - Stanley Waxman
Herod's Council Member - David Wold
Sword Dancer - John Wood
Officer - Carleton Young