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Androcles and the Lion

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| Film | | USA | B&W | Adventure, Comedy | 1h 38min |
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Stars: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Alan Young

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

Regal splendour, beautiful women, laughs supreme – amidst scenes of sensational wonders in the glittering days of pagan Rome!

Reviews (1)

Shavian drollery, with interpolated discussions on faith, is scarcely ideal cinema material, but gusto in the performances keeps it going despite stolid direction. (Halliwell’s)

Cast (14)

Jean Simmons (as Lavinia) in a photograph from Androcles and the Lion (1952) (1)
Lavinia
Victor Mature
Capt
Alan Young
Androcles
Robert Newton
Ferrovius
Maurice Evans
Emperor Antoninus
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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Director

Chester Erskine
Nicholas Ray

Producer

Gabriel Pascal

Writer

(screen adaptation)
(screen adaptation)

Production company

RKO Radio Pictures
 

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Androcles and the Lion DVD with Jean Simmons
Jean Simmons (as Lavinia) in a photograph from Androcles and the Lion (1952) (1)

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