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Samson and Delilah

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Original title
Samson and Delilah
Running time
128 min.
United States United States
Jesse Lasky Jr., Fredric M. Frank (Novel: Vladimir Jabotinsky)
Victor Young
George Barnes
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Paramount Pictures
Adventure. Drama. Romance | Biblical. Religion
Synopsis / Plot
In Palestine, 1000 B.C., the Jews are ruled by the Philistines Samson, budding Jewish revolutionary, wants to marry Semadar, a Philistine, though it's her young sister, Delilah, who really wants Samson. The wedding becomes a fight in which Semadar is killed; Samson, scorning Delilah, becomes a guerilla whose strength defeats armies. But Delilah, now the Saran's mistress, believes she can discover Samson's weakness.
1950: 2 Academy Awards: Best Art Direction, Costume Design color. 5 Nominations
1950: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Cinematography - Color
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