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Samson and Delilah (1949)

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131 min | Adventure, Drama, History

When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret.
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Writers
Jesse Lasky Jr. (screenplay) (as Jesse L. Lasky Jr.) | Fredric M. Frank (screenplay) | Harold Lamb (original treatment) | Vladimir Jabotinsky (treatment)
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$ 3,000,000
Gross (USA)
$ 28,800,000
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Release date
Dec 21, 1949 (United States)

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Delilah Delilah   See fewer
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Samson Samson   See fewer
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