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Androcles and the lion

Author: Chester ErskineJean SimmonsVictor MatureBernard ShawRKO Pictures.All authors
Publisher: [United States] : Public Media Home Vision, [199-?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shaw's mischievous satire retells the fable of the Christian and the lion with razor-sharp wit aimed at imperial Rome -- and imperialist attitudes wherever they take root.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Chester Erskine; Jean Simmons; Victor Mature; Bernard Shaw; RKO Pictures.; Public Media Home Vision.
ISBN: 0780016602 : 9780780016606
OCLC Number: 32451154
Notes: Originally produced as motion picture in 1952.
"Digitally remastered"--Container.
Credits: Cinematography by Harry Stradling; music by Frederick Hollander.
Cast: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Alan Young, Robert Newton.
Description: 1 videocassette (100 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: George Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the lion
Responsibility: RKO Pictures, Inc. ; produced by Gabriel Pascal ; directed by Chester Erskine ; screenplay by Chester Erskine and Ken Englund ; based on the play by George Bernard Shaw.

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Shaw's mischievous satire retells the fable of the Christian and the lion with razor-sharp wit aimed at imperial Rome -- and imperialist attitudes wherever they take root.

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