Androcles and the Lion

(1952)

A slave takes a thorn from the paw of a lion, which later, in the arena, refuses to eat him

Richard Williams, author
By: Richard Williams.
Updated: 12th March, 2016.
Starring: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature and Alan Young
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Cast

Jean Simmons, British actress, wears a lacy top and a pearl necklace as she poses for a 1950s publicity photo
Lavinia
Victor Mature
Captain
Alan Young
Androcles
Robert Newton
Ferrovius
Maurice Evans
Caesar
Elsa Lanchester
Megaera
Reginald Gardiner
Lentulus
Gene Lockhart
Menagerie Keeper
Alan Mowbray
Editor of Gladiators
Noel Willman
Spintho
John Hoyt
Cato
Jim Backus
Centurion
Lowell Gilmore
Metellus
Woody Strode
The Lion
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    Androcles and the Lion DVD [2010]
    Androcles and the Lion DVD with Jean Simmons

    Released:
    20th September, 2010
    Price: £12.99
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    Production Information

    1952, Chester Erskine (Writer), Based on the Play (Bernard Shaw), Chester Erskine (Director)

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