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Samson and Delilah

Release Date: February 25th, 2008

DVD Release Date: March 12th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary

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.

Cast: Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders, Angela Lansbury, Henry Wilcoxon, Olive Deering, Fay Holden, Julia Faye

Director: Cecil B. DeMille

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures, CIC Video

Keywords: Forbidden love, Rivalry, Pursuit, Love, Melodramatic

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Awards

Winner Costume Design (Color)
Nominated Special Effects
Winner Art Direction (Color)
Nominated Cinematography (Color)
Nominated Cinematography - Color
Nominated Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)