Call Me Stormy

Finding righteous currents in turbulent times

Go! Girl! Go! — Treinta y Dos

Brigid Bazlen as Salome gets King Herod’s juices flowing in the 1961 Biblical epic King of Kings, demanding in return that Herod deliver as a reward the head of John the Baptist on a silver platter. Seventeen at the time this picture was made, Bazlen signed an exclusive contract with MGM, but appeared in only two other movies for the studio — The Honeymoon Machine and How the West Was Won.

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By way of comparison, here’s Rita Hayworth as Salome performing the Dance of the Seven Veils for Charles Laughton’s King Herod in the 1953 version of Salome.

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