The Devil Dancer is a 1927 American silent romantic drama film directed by Fred Niblo and produced by Samuel Goldwyn.

The Devil Dancer
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Directed byFred Niblo
Produced bySamuel Goldwyn
Written byAlice D. G. Miller (screenplay)
Edwin Justus Mayer (intertitles)
Story byHarry Hervey
CinematographyGeorge Barnes
Thomas Brannigan
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • November 19, 1927 (1927-11-19)
Running time
73 min.
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)

For his work on this film, The Magic Flame and Sadie Thompson, cinematographer George Barnes was nominated for the first-ever Academy Award for Best Cinematography at the 1st Academy Awards ceremony in 1929.[1]

The Devil Dancer is now considered a lost film.[2]



  1. ^ "The 1st Academy Awards (1929) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. Retrieved November 9, 2013.
  2. ^ Progressive Silent Film List: The Devil Dancer at

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