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Rated: 6.6 out of 10 with 806 votes.
George Bernard Shaw’s breezy, delightful dramatization of this classic fable—about a Christian slave who pulls a thorn from a lion’s paw and is spared from death in the Colosseum as a result of his kind act—was written as a meditation on modern Christian values. Pascal’s final Shaw production is played broadly, with comic character actor Alan Young as the titular naïf. He’s ably supported by Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Robert Newton, and Elsa Lanchester.
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6.6N/AUnited StatesEnglishIMDb
Main Actors:
Captain
Lavinina
Androcles
Ferrovius
Caesar
Megaera
Lentulus
Menagerie Keeper
Editor of Gladiators
Cato
Centurion
The Lion
Soldier (uncredited)
Title:Androcles and the Lion
Release Date:
Directed by:Nicholas Ray, Chester Erskine
Genres:Comedy
Keywords:LionAncient-RomeBased-On-Play-Or-Musical
Alternative Titles:Androcles e o Leão, Androcles och lejonet, Androcles y el León, Androcles y el león, Androclo e il leone, Androclès et le lion, Androkles ja leijona, Androkles og løven, Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the Lion, O androklis kai to liontari
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