Samson and Delilah

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Epic biblical tale of the spiteful woman who sapped Samson's great strength by cutting his hair.
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Epic biblical tale of the spiteful woman who sapped Samson's great strength by cutting his hair.

Original Release

12/21/1949

US Release

12/21/1949

Cast

Angela Lansbury Semadar
George Sanders The Saran of Gaza
Hedy Lamarr Delilah
Victor Mature Samson
Henry Wilcoxon Ahtur / Prince Ahtur
Russ Tamblyn Saul
Olive Deering Miriam
Fay Holden Hazelelponit / Hazel
Julia Faye Hisham / Haisham
Pedro de Cordoba Bar Simon
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Cecil B. DeMille

Writers

Jesse Lasky Jr., Vladimir Jabotinsky, Fredric M. Frank, Harold Lamb

Cast

Angela Lansbury Semadar
George Sanders The Saran of Gaza
Hedy Lamarr Delilah
Victor Mature Samson
Henry Wilcoxon Ahtur / Prince Ahtur
Russ Tamblyn Saul
Olive Deering Miriam
Fay Holden Hazelelponit / Hazel
Julia Faye Hisham / Haisham
Pedro de Cordoba Bar Simon
William 'Wee Willie' Davis Garmiskar
Francis McDonald Story Teller
William Farnum Tubal
Moroni Olsen Targil
John Miljan Lesh Lakish
Kasey Rogers Spectator
Victor Varconi Lord of Ashdod
Frank Wilcox Lord of Ekron
Cecil B. DeMille Narrator
George Reeves Wounded Messenger

Producers

Editors

Anne Bauchens

1951 Oscar Best Cinematography, Color Nominated
1951 Oscar Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color Won
1951 Oscar Best Costume Design, Color Won
1951 Oscar Best Effects, Special Effects Nominated
1951 Oscar Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture Nominated
1951 Golden Globe Best Cinematography - Color Nominated
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