Samson and Delilah is a 1949 American romantic biblical drama film produced and directed by Cecil B. DeMille and released by Paramount depicts the biblical story of Samson, a strongman whose secret lies in his uncut hair, and his love for Delilah, the woman who seduces him, discovers his secret, and then betrays him to the stars Hedy Lamarr and Victor Mature in the. Directed by Cecil B. With Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders, Angela Lansbury. When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both the history of filmmaking, no other director handled the genre of Biblical epics with more panache and reverence than Cecil B.
Yet, in his entire celebrated career the director made only five such movies: THE TEN COMMANDMENTS ( 1923), KING OF KINGS ( 1927), THE SIGN OF THE CROSS ( 1932), SAMSON AND DELILAH ( 1949), and his own remake of THE TEN COMMANDMENTS ( 1956). Samson and Delilah is a 1984 television film adaptation of the biblical story of Samson and Delilah, starring Max von Sydow, Belinda Bauer, Antony Hamilton, Daniel Stern and Victor Mature. Mature played Samson in the 1949 film and had a small cameo as the father of Antony Hamilton' s Samson.
Victor Mature, Actor: Samson and Delilah. American leading man Victor John Mature was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Clara P.