Samson and Delilah1949

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Samson and Delilah
Directed by:
Cecil B. DeMille

Starring Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders, Angela Lansbury, Henry Wilcoxon and Olive Deering, "Samson and Delilah" (also known as "Samson und Delilah", "Cecil B. DeMille's Samson and Delilah", "Sansone e Dalila") is a Drama/History/Romance film directed by Cecil B. DeMille, released on October 31 of 1949 in the USA.

Who directed "Samson and Delilah":

Samson and Delilah was directed by Cecil B. DeMille, an American producer, director, writer, and actor.

Before making Samson and Delilah, Cecil B. DeMille had directed Unconquered, released in 1947, The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944), Reap the Wild Wind (1942), North West Mounted Police (1940), Union Pacific (1939), and The Buccaneer (1938). Since, he directed The Greatest Show on Earth, released in 1952, The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), The Ten Commandments (1956).

When was "Samson and Delilah" released:

Samson and Delilah was first released on Monday, October 31, 1949, in the United States. Also released on this day was Challenge to Lassie (dir. Richard Thorpe). This was seventy (70) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, August 16, 1950 in France; Friday, November 02, 1951 in Germany; Thursday, September 21, 1950 in Italy and on Friday, February 15, 1952 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Samson and Delilah":

At the casting of Samson and Delilah we find Hedy Lamarr, previously seen in Dishonored Lady (1947) and The Strange Woman (1946); Victor Mature (Cry of the City (1948), Moss Rose (1947)); George Sanders (Forever Amber (1947), Lured (1947)) [ more... ]

  • Henry Wilcoxon, Julia Faye, Lane Chandler, Arthur Q. Bryan, John Parrish and Frank Wilcox also worked together in The Greatest Show on Earth, released in 1952.
  • Frank Wilcox and Henry Wilcoxon, Julia Faye, Lane Chandler, John Miljan, Victor Varconi also appeared together in Unconquered, released in 1947.
  • Henry Wilcoxon, Olive Deering, Julia Faye, John Miljan, John Parrish and Frank Wilcox also appeared in The Ten Commandments, released in 1956.
  • Henry Wilcoxon, Julia Faye, Lane Chandler, John Parrish and Frank Wilcox can all be seen in The Greatest Show on Earth, released in 1952.
  • Frank Wilcox and Julia Faye, Lane Chandler, Victor Varconi can be seen in The Story of Dr. Wassell, released in 1944.
  • Moroni Olsen and Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders also worked together in The Strange Woman, released in 1946.
  • John Miljan and Henry Wilcoxon, William Farnum also worked together in If I Were King, released in 1938.
  • Lane Chandler, John Miljan and Victor Varconi also appeared together in The Plainsman, released in 1936.
  • Victor Varconi and Julia Faye, Lane Chandler also appeared together in Reap the Wild Wind, released in 1942.
  • Lane Chandler, Moroni Olsen and Frank Wilcox also worked together in Santa Fe Trail, released in 1940.
  • Lane Chandler, Moroni Olsen and Frank Wilcox also appeared together in Virginia City, released in 1940.

What is the Storyline of "Samson and Delilah":

Samson, a Hebrew placed under Nazirite vows from birth by his mother, is engaged to a Philistine woman named Semadar. At their engagement, Samson loses a bet with his wedding guests (owing by a large part to Semadar) and attacks thirty Philistines to strip them of their cloaks to pay his betting debt. When his deeds become known, Semadar is killed during their wedding feast; Samson becomes a hunted man and in his fury he begins fighting the Philistines. The Saran of Gaza (Sanders) imposes heavy taxes on the [...]

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