Esther and the King Poster

Release Date: 1960

DVD Release Date: March 14th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
In Persia, King Ahasuerus (Richard Egan) is in search of a new queen. Simon (Rik Battaglia), an ally of the king, is set to marry Esther (Joan Collins), a Jewish woman, but she is taken away as a possible mate for Ahasuerus. Simon is initially furious, but soon discovers that all Jewish people are threatened by the machinations of villainous official Haman (Sergio Fantoni). If Esther can make it to the throne without Haman's intervening, the Jews will have royal protection.

Cast: Joan Collins, Richard Egan, Denis O'Dea, Sergio Fantoni, Rik Battaglia, Renato Baldini, Gabriele Tinti, Rosalba Neri

Director: Raoul Walsh

Genres: Historical drama

Keywords: Rousing, Melodramatic, Passionate, Rivalry