In ancient times, a Jew is instrumental in the crowning of a new Median-Persian king who, in return, conquers Babylon and frees all the Jewish slaves.

Director:

William Castle

Writer:

DeVallon Scott (story and screenplay)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Richard Conte ... Nahum
Linda Christian ... Princess Panthea
Maurice Schwartz ... The Prophet Daniel
Terry Kilburn ... King Cyrus (as Terrance Kilburn)
Michael Ansara ... Prince Belshazzar
Leslie Bradley ... King Nebuchadnezzar
Ruth Storey Ruth Storey ... Rachel
John Crawford ... Avil - Belshazzar's Chief Soldier
Ric Roman ... Daniel's Aide
Robert Griffin ... King Astyages
Beatrice Maude Beatrice Maude ... Cyrus' Foster Mother
Wheaton Chambers Wheaton Chambers ... Cyrus' Foster Father
Paul Purcell Paul Purcell ... Overseer
Julie Newmar ... Dancer-Assassin (as Julie Newmeyer)
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The Jews are taken from Jerusalem and made slaves by King Nebuchadnezzar. In the meantime Cyrus, king of the Persians, who has been living as a shepherd, is proclaimed king and defeats Nebuchadnezzar. Written by Salvatore Santangelo <pappagone2@libero.it>

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She worshiped idols...until she met him! (original insert card) See more »


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At least three of the cast appeared in other bible movies as well. Maurice Schwartz played an advisor to King Herod Antipas in Salome (1953), the same year he made this film. Richard Conte went on to play Barabbas in The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965). Michael Ansara had a bit part as Judas Iscariot in [tt0046247 and as a taskmaster in The Ten Commandments (1956). See more »

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The Star of Remphan, which Daniel wears as a symbol of the Israelites is in fact a Pagan symbol that represents the god Saturn. See more »

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Referenced in Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007) See more »

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The Old Testament for Beginners
22 May 2020 | by richardchattenSee all my reviews

A swift canter through the Old Testament visualising in Technicolor for Sunday school students as vividly as the budget will allow the hanging gardens of Babylon, Daniel in the lions' den and Belshazzar's feast.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Les Esclaves de Babylone See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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