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A Daughter of the Gods


"A Daughter of the Gods" was a 1916 American silent fantasy drama film written and directed by Herbert Brenon. The film was controversial because of the sequences of what was regarded as superfluous nudity by the main character, Nydia, played by Australian swimming star Annette Kellerman. The scene is regarded as the first complete nude scene by a major star, which occurred during a waterfall sequence, though most of Kellerman's body is covered by her long hair. It was filmed by Fox Film Corporation in Kingston, Jamaica where huge sets were constructed, and directed by Herbert Brenon.

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Google previewDictionary of Quotations (English) (1908)

by Philip Hugh Dalbiac

" A daughter of the gods, divinely tall, And most divinely fair." Tennyson. A Dream of Fair Women. " A day, an hour of virtuous liberty Is worth a whole eternity in bondage." Addison. Cato (Cato), Act II., ...

Google previewThe Acme Cyclopedia and Dictionary (1884)

S Practical Compendium of Useful Information, and Book of Reference for Everyone. : Comprising Astronomy, Geology, Mineralogy, Physical Geography, Plant Life, Animal Life, History, Chronology, Religions, Statistics, Quotations, Legal, Commercial and Social Matters, Farm and Household Economy, Care of the Health, how to Write and Talk, Synonyms, Elocution, Electricity, Miscellaneous Information, &c. &c, Dictionary of the English Language by M. S. Lantz

A daughter of the gods, divinely tell. Virtue may be clouded for a while, but will shine anon. Virtues all agree, but vices fight one another. Vows made in storms are forgotten in calms. Want is the mother of industry. Want of care admits despair .

Google previewA Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors, Living and Deceased (1896)

From the Earliest Accounts to the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century by Samuel Austin Allibone

entitled " A Daughter of the Gods," N. York, 1883.

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