Samson and Delilah

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $28,800,000Details
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Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
50% - Rotten
Audience
59% - Spilled

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 31st, 1949 (Wide)
Video Release: December 28th, 2010 by IndiePix Video, released as Samson & Delilah
Keywords: Voiceover/Narration, Prologue, Romance, Love Triangle, Religious, Blindness, Revenge, Wedding Day, Slavery
Source:Based on Religious Text
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

Cast

Angela Lansbury    Semadar
Hedy Lamarr    Delilah
Victor Mature    Samson
George Sanders    The Saran of Gaza

Production and Technical Credits

Director   

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Featured DVD Review: Samson and Delilah

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