Androcles and the Lion1952

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Androcles and the Lion
Directed by:
Chester Erskine

"Androcles and the Lion" (also known as "Androkles und der Löwe", "Androclo e il leone") is a Comedy film directed by Chester Erskine, released on December 09 of 1952 in the USA . Jean Simmons is starring, alongside Victor Mature, Alan Young, Robert Newton, Maurice Evans and Elsa Lanchester.

Who is the director of "Androcles and the Lion":

Androcles and the Lion was directed by Chester Erskine, an American writer, director, and producer.

Before Androcles and the Lion, Chester Erskine had directed A Girl in Every Port, released in 1952, The Egg and I (1947), Midnight (1934). Since, he directed .

When was "Androcles and the Lion" released:

Androcles and the Lion was first released on Tuesday, December 09, 1952, in the United States.. This was sixty-six (66) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, October 13, 1954 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Androcles and the Lion":

At the casting of Androcles and the Lion we find Jean Simmons, previously seen in The Clouded Yellow (1951) and Trio (1950); Victor Mature (Something for the Birds (1952), The Las Vegas Story (1952)); Alan Young (Aaron Slick from Punkin Crick (1952), Chicken Every Sunday (1949)) [ more... ]

  • Woody Strode and Jean Simmons, Victor Mature also appeared in Demetrius and the Gladiators, released in 1954.
  • Woody Strode and Jean Simmons, John Hoyt have all also be seen in Spartacus, released in 1960.
  • Elsa Lanchester, Reginald Gardiner and Gene Lockhart can also be seen in Forever and a Day, released in 1943.
  • Victor Mature and Jim Backus also appeared in Easy Living, released in 1949.

What is the Storyline of "Androcles and the Lion":

Androcles is a fugitive Christian tailor who is on the run from his Roman persecutors. While hiding in the forest he comes upon a wild lion who, instead of attacking the weak and starving slave, approaches him with a wounded paw, which he holds out to Androcles as if to beg his assistance. Androcles sees that the source of the lion's agony is a large thorn embedded in the paw; the slave courageously pulls it out. The lion is greatly relieved but Androcles is arrested and joins a procession of Christian [...]

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