She's a Sheik

She's a Sheik is a 1927 American silent comedy adventure film produced and distributed by Paramount Pictures and starring Bebe Daniels. This film is possibly lost.[1][2] Near the end of Bebe Daniels' life in 1971, the National Film Theatre, London, honored her with a screening of this film, but it is unclear what has happened to the print since her death.[3]

She's a Sheik
Lobby card
Directed byClarence Badger
Produced byAdolph Zukor
Jesse Lasky
Written byJohn McDermott (story)
Lloyd Corrigan (scenario)
Grover Jones (scenario)
George Marion, Jr. (intertitles)
StarringBebe Daniels
CinematographyJ. Roy Hunt
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
November 12, 1927
Running time
6 reels, (between 5,931 ft. & 6,015 ft.)
CountryUnited States
LanguageSilent (English intertitles)


Likable sendup comedy uses many of the elements and pokes fun at the Valentino 'sheik' films with the exception that a woman, played by Bebe Daniels, is the protagonist.



  1. Progressive Silent Film List: She's a Sheik at
  2. The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films: 1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971
  3. Magill's Survey of Cinema, Silent Films, Vol. 3 PRI-Z pages 972-974 edited by Frank N. Magill c.1982 ISBN 0-89356-242-4 (3 book set ISBN 0-89356-239-4)

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