Queen Kelly
Queen Kelly (1929)

A young convent girl is seduced by a European nobleman, arousing the ire of his bride-to-be Queen and eventually finding herself exiled to a brothel in East Africa. Visually striking and perverse, Erich von Stroheim's last silent, from… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 1929
DVD Release Date: June 10, 2003
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

A compelling curiosity deserving recognition beyond trivia value as the 'Sunset Boulevard' clip projected by Gloria Swanson's faded Norma Desmond.

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Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

A victim of the inflated ego of star Swanson and director Von Stroeheim, this unfinished work is endlessly fascinating for its overreaching scope and wanton glamor.

Steve Crum

Gloria Swanson in one of her more famous roles, directed by Von Stroheim.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Only stands as an incomplete work that represents what might have been great if so much of it wasn't missing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Spencer S.
After reading the glorious memoir Swanson on Swanson by Gloria Swanson I was ravenous to see more of her silent pictures from the dawning of the movie industry.… More
Aj V
Wow, that was a great love story, I just wish they could have found all the footage for the ending so we could see it all. I really liked this movie, and if… More