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Androcles and the Lion

IMDb 6.1 98 min
Genre:
Comedy
Stars:
Victor Mature, Maurice Evans, Alan Young, Jean Simmons, Elsa Lanchester, Gene Lockhart, Robert Newton, Reginald Gardiner
Director:
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Country:
United States
Rating:
7.3 / 11 times
Release:
1953-01-09
Synopsis:
Androcles is a Christian who follows that religion's teachings even as they apply to the treatment of animals. Seeing a lion in pain, he removes a huge thorn from the beast's paw, creating a friend for life. Androcles and a number of other Christians are evenutally arrested and condemned to death in the arena. They are to die by being eaten by lions. Is it too much to hope that one of the lions may have a paw that has healed recently and might remember who helped heal it?