Appeared (as "Randy Curtis; only Broadway role) in "Lady in the Dark" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Book by / Directed by Moss Hart
. Music by / Music Orchestrated by / Vocal Arrangements by Kurt Weill
. Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
. Musical Director: Maurice Abravanel. Production Design / Lighting Design by / All Musical Sequences ...
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[on Samson and Delilah
(1949)] Samson wasn't exactly bad for me. How can you go wrong in a picture that is going to pull in 17 million and maybe as high as 20? Why, I'm getting fan mail from places all over the world that I've never heard of before.
A false story has circulated that George Reeves
auditioned for the role of Samson in Samson and Delilah
(1949), but lost the role to Mature. Supposedly, he was given the role of "Wounded Messenger" at the recommendation of Mature, who was very loyal to his friends from his student days at the Pasadena Community Playhouse. The fact is that Reeves was never under consideration for the role of ...
Making use of his powerful physique, he became associated with "beefcake" scenes involving bondage and torture. In "Samson and Delilah" (1949) he was blinded and forced to turn a gristmill. In "The Robe" (1953) he suffered while stretched out on a torture-table inside a Roman dungeon. In "Zarak" (1957) he endured two separate floggings. In "Timbuktu" (1959) he found himself staked out, ...
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