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"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
Blessed are the merciful - Salome 00:04 Blessed are the merciful All my life I've been surrounded by wickedness - Salome 00:29 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 00:38 You can persuade him I've found a greater loyalty than Rome - Salome 00:08 I've found a greater loyalty than Rome I know this country better than you - Salome 00:16 I know this country better than you Rome cannot go on as it has ruling with a sword and a whip - Salome 00:31 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 00:18 Am I to be denied what I want above all It is more fitting you give it to the queen - Salome 00:23 It is more fitting you give it to the queen And the wise know that nothing matters except to find pleasure - Salome 00:08 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 00:43 Speak only of religion I will plead for your soul - Salome 00:21 I will plead for your soul Elder I have never told the people I am the Messiah - Salome 00:22 Elder I have never told the people I am the Messiah He is the king of kings - Salome 00:18 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... 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... You threaten me - Salome 00:09 You threaten me 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 00:10 The crooked paths shall be made straight What is the measure of love - Salome 00:14 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 00:16 The blossom does justice to the bud Would you say that I have done everything I could - Salome 00:36 Would you say that I have done everything I could Should beauty be wasted or used for a purpose - Salome 00:07 Should beauty be wasted or used for a purpose Welcome back to Galilee - Salome 00:17 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 00:15 Another gallant Roman With a heart of pure marble - Salome 00:13 With a heart of pure marble Do not touch me - Salome 00:08 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 00:08 I could not ask you to marry me if I had no more status than... What does he say Marcellus Tell me - Salome 00:18 What does he say Marcellus Tell me Caesar commands - Salome 00:14 Caesar commands A rare beauty in the palace - Salome 00:07 A rare beauty in the palace She descends upon me like a plague of locusts - Salome 00:06 She descends upon me like a plague of locusts He calls me an adulteress - Salome 00:26 He calls me an adulteress The day has come when men must cease - Salome 00:15 The day has come when men must cease I wait for no one - Salome 00:10 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