The Green Goddess (1923 film)

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The Green Goddess
The Green Goddess FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Sidney Olcott
Produced by Distinctive Productions
Written by Forrest Halsey (adaptation)
Based on The Green Goddess
by William Archer
Starring George Arliss
Alice Joyce
David Powell
Harry T. Morey
Music by Joseph Carl Breil[1]
Cinematography Harry Fischbeck
Distributed by Goldwyn Pictures
Release date
  • August 14, 1923 (1923-08-14)
Running time
80 minutes; 10 reels
Country United States
Language Silent (English intertitles)

The Green Goddess is a 1923 American silent adventure film based on the play The Green Goddess by William Archer. Set during the British Raj, it stars George Arliss as the Rajah of Rukh, into whose land arrive three British subjects, played by Alice Joyce, David Powell, and Harry T. Morey. Arliss, Joyce and Ivan F. Simpson reprised their roles from the play and also in the 1930 talking film version The Green Goddess.



A copy of The Green Goddess is in the UCLA Film and Television Archive.[1]


  1. ^ a b Progressive Silent Film List: The Green Goddess at

External links

  • The Green Goddess on IMDb
  • The Green Goddess at the TCM Movie Database
  • Synopsis at AllMovie
  • Selection of posters for The Green Goddess
  • Stills at the Alice Joyce website
  • (in French) The Green Goddess website dedicated to Sidney Olcott

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