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Androcles and the Lion (1952)

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98 min | Adventure, Comedy

Story of a Christian in ancient Rome who befriends a lion.
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Writers
Chester Erskine (screen adaptation) | Ken Englund (screen adaptation)
Composer
Friedrich Hollaender (as Frederick Hollander)
Cinematographer
Harry Stradling Sr. (as Harry Stradling)
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Budget
$1,250,000
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Release date
Jan 9, 1953 (United States)

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37 cast members
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Jean Simmons
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Victor Mature
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Alan Young
Androcles Androcles   See fewer
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Robert Newton
Ferrovius Ferrovius   See fewer
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Maurice Evans
Emperor Antoninus (Caesar) Emperor Antoninus (Caesar)   See fewer
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Reginald Gardiner
Lentulus Lentulus   See fewer
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Gene Lockhart
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Alan Mowbray
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Noel Willman
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Jim Backus
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Lowell Gilmore
Metellus Metellus   See fewer
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Woody Strode
The Lion The Lion   See fewer
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Lillian Clayes
Christian Woman (uncredited) Christian Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Cording
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Don Garrett
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Harry Lauter
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Sylvia Lewis
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Chester Marshall
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Strother Martin
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Alex Sharp
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Christian (uncredited) Christian (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christian Woman (uncredited) Christian Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 701 votes