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Androcles and the Lion (1967)

The story of Androcles, the simple-hearted Christian tailor whose friendship with a lion saves himself and his friends from martyrdom in the Roman Colosseum.

Director:

Joe Layton

Writers:

George Bernard Shaw (play), Peter Stone (adaptation)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Norman Wisdom ... Androcles
Noël Coward ... Caesar (as Noel Coward)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ed Ames ... Ferrovius
Brian Bedford ... Lentulus
John Cullum ... Roman Captain
Clifford David ... Metellus
William Hickey
Geoffrey Holder ... Lion
Kurt Kasznar ... Gladiator's Manager
George Mathews ... Centurion
William Redfield ... Spintho
George Reeder George Reeder
Patricia Routledge ... Megaera, Androcles' Wife
Bill Starr Bill Starr
Inga Swenson ... Lavinia
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The story of Androcles, the simple-hearted Christian tailor whose friendship with a lion saves himself and his friends from martyrdom in the Roman Colosseum. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Genres:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 November 1967 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

Version of Androcles and the Lion (1952) See more »

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Velvet Paws
Music and Lyrcis by Richard Rodgers
Performed by Norman Wisdom
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