Directed by George O. Nichols. Scenario adapted from H. Rider Haggard's novel of the same name.Print source: Em Gee Film Library, 24 minutes, 40 seconds.
Cast: Marguerite Snow ("She"); James Cruze (Leo Vincey and also Kallikrates, his ancient ancestor; in the tomb scene, in Part II, by double exposure photography), Viola Alberti (the Pharaoh's daughter), William C. Cooper, Horace Holly, Irma Taylor, Harry Benham, Alphonse Ethier, Marie Eline (Leo Vincey as a youth).
Original music composed and performed by Raymond A. Brubacher.
The sensational popular story was one of three Haggard novels filmed by Thanhouser. It has many of the elements found in the not-yet-invented adventure/fantasy serial genre. Thanhousers expertise in location work, costume fantasy, and elaborate storytelling pay off in in She, the studios first single-release two-reel production. The double role of the hero is played by James Cruze, Thanhousers best-known actor, who was something of an adventurer himself. In the 1920s he became the highest-paid director in Hollywood. Marguerite Snow was also one of the core of Thanhousers stock company who enjoyed popularity as stars began to be identified and promoted.
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