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Films: Films in bold are new to the 4th Edition. You may also be interested in the following titles s Le Cid. Pierre et Jean. Later, Salome was the subject of an opera by Strauss, and was popularized on stage, screen, and peep-show booth in countless reincarnations.
Another enduring icon of glamour, seduction, and moral turpitude is Margaretha Geertruida Zelle. While working as an exotic dancer, she took the stage name Mata Hari. She was accused of German espionage and was put to death by a French firing squad. After her death she became the subject of many sensational films and books.
One traditional view portrays the femme fatale as a sexual vampire ; her charms leech the virility and independence of lovers, leaving them shells of themselves. Rudyard Kipling took inspiration from a vampire painted by Philip Burne-Jones , an image typical of the era [ citation needed ] in , to write his poem "The Vampire". The poem inspired the eponymous film The Vampire by Robert Vignola starring Alice Hollister , sometimes cited as the first "vamp" movie. The poem was used in the publicity for the film. On this account, in the American slang of the era the femme fatale was called a vamp , short for vampire.
From the American film-audience perspective, the femme fatale often appeared foreign, usually either of indeterminate Eastern European or Asian ancestry. She was the sexual counterpart to wholesome actresses such as Lillian Gish and Mary Pickford. During the film-noir era of the s and earlys, the femme fatale flourished in American cinema. Cain respectively, manipulate men into killing their husbands. In the Hitchcock film The Paradine Case , Alida Valli 's character causes the deaths of two men and the near destruction of another.
Another frequently cited example is the character Jane played by Lizabeth Scott in Too Late for Tears ; during her quest to keep some dirty money from its rightful recipient and her husband, she uses poison, lies, sexual teasing and a gun to keep men wrapped around her finger. Jane Greer remains notable as a murderous femme fatale using her wiles on Robert Mitchum in Out of the Past In Hitchcock's film and Daphne du Maurier's novel Rebecca , the eponymous femme fatale completely dominates the plot, even though she is already dead and we never see an image of her. Rocky and Bullwinkle ' s Natasha Fatale, a curvaceous spy, takes her name from the femme fatale stock character.
The archetype is also abundantly found in American television. In the late night Cinemax TV series, Femme Fatales , actress Tanit Phoenix plays Lilith , the host who introduces each episode Rod Serling -style and occasionally appears within the narrative. Femmes fatales also appear frequently in comic books.
Notable examples include Batman 's long-time nemesis Catwoman , who first appeared in comics in , and various adversaries of The Spirit , such as P'Gell. The term has been used in connection with highly publicised criminal trials, such as the trials of Jodi Arias   and Amanda Knox.
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