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Samson and Delilah (1949)

128 min - Drama, Romance - 21 December 1949
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Samson (Victor Mature), the hero of the Israelites, wins the hand of a Philistine woman, Semadar (Angela Lansbury), in a contest of strength. When she is killed during a conflict on her wedding night, however, Samson becomes a hunted man whom the Philistines, including Semadar's sister, Delilah (Hedy Lamarr), want to punish. This becomes complicated, however, when Samson suddenly acquires God-given superpowers, and Delilah's true feelings for Samson surface.

Director:  Cecil B. DeMille
Writers:  Jesse Lasky Jr.
Stars:  Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, Angela Lansbury, George Sanders, Henry Wilcoxon, Olive Deering, Fay Holden, Julia Faye, Pedro de Cordoba, William 'Wee Willie' Davis, Francis McDonald, Russ Tamblyn, William Farnum, Moroni Olsen, John Miljan, Kasey Rogers, Victor Varconi, Frank Wilcox

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Samson (Victor Mature), the hero of the Israelites, wins the hand of a Philistine woman, Semadar (Angela Lansbury), in a contest of strength. When she is killed during a conflict on her wedding night, however, Samson becomes a hunted man whom the Philistines, including Semadar's sister, Delilah (Hedy Lamarr), want to punish. This becomes complicated, however, when Samson suddenly acquires God-given superpowers, and Delilah's true feelings for Samson surface.



Tagline: HISTORY'S MOST BEAUTIFUL AND TREACHEROUS WOMAN!

Genres: Drama, Romance

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English</