Clipped from US, Massachusetts, Boston, Boston Daily Globe, November 29, 1921

QUEEN OF SHEBA AT TREMONT TEMPLEScenes of Stirring Conflict and Surpassing Splendor Shown on the ScreenSpectacle films slt; em lo hold audiences this season more than anv other form _ of photoplay ami “The Queen of Sheba’* *•} which was shown for the first time inTioston vesterday afternoon at Tremont Temple is a splendid example of what. American producers can do.The William Fox company produced this film and Betty Blythe is the bright and shining star of the photoplay. Misa Blythe, the niece of Samuel Blythe, ,.makep her first starring appearance• in “The Queen of Sheba” and she is a w orthy rival to many foreign-born ac-* tresses who have been seen in this .country in great spectacles.j I “The Queen of Sheba” deals with a, -' storv known in history and I I What, few facts were known about Mm beautiful Sheba have been used by W* K as a foundation upon which to hang .v ; fascinating romance. The picture it-! self is an elaborate, expensive, lnasslve-! ly-staged affair with some, of the biggest i sets ever used in American-made pic-i tures, hut there is a real p1 t running j throughout the entire photoplay, and I no ‘human interest of the story is quite as appealing as the marvelous scenes are j awe-inspiring.According to the person who wro'e the titles the Queen of Sheba was the , most beautiful woman ever known, quite) j outdazzltng Cleopatra and Helen or | Troy. Betty Blythe is beautiful onoit 1? i for the role, and although she wear1*, about aw few clothes as the censor will allow, she is lovely enough to keep trio role from becoming at all gross or sensual.There lias alwavs been a glamour about the lovely Sheba’s visit to the grand King Solomon. In the film Sheba. J iw made a lovely, passionate girl. wm j marries the usurper of her family i throne to avenge her sister. On tho j wedding night she kills her husband, j Then she travels to the court of King Solomon to listen to his words of wisdom and bring him the greetings of her land. Solomon falls in 10vre with tho beautiful Queen, but his own Queen-wife grows jealous for her dignity. Rather than cause a war between t£gyvt and King Solomon, Sheba returns to her own country. But be for* she leaven she says a long farewell to her beloved King in which she promises to go unwed for Ids sake.Later a son is born to Sheba, and flho sends him to Solomon’s court. He is the innocent victim of Solomon’s schemingbrother and his abduction results in a war between the two men, Solomon and Adoni.lah. Sheba comes to the rescue with her armies. Cut although tho lovers are united, the Qneen-wif** keeps them from marriage, and Sheba departs to her own country, while Solomon dreams of what might have been.Fritz Richer as Soloi* n. Ned Craig as Vasltti and'other notables were lit the competent cast.