Esther and the King

Esther and the King

Joan Collins
Director: Raoul Walsh Cast: Joan Collins
Joan Collins
, Richard Egan
Richard Egan
, Denis O'Dea
Denis O'Dea
Raoul Walsh


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Just over a decade before she would gain fame and some fortune as Alexis Carrington in television's Dynasty series, Joan Collins starred as Esther in this melodramatic, routine Biblical story. The setting is Persia in the 4th century BC, as Esther comes to the attention of the recently widowed King Ahasuerus. The king has been trying to stifle and defeat the campaign of hatred fomented against the Jews by his evil minister Haman (Sergio Fantoni). Before the King can pair off with Esther and defeat the villainous Haman, there are several intervening adventures and an additional, attractive woman who competes for attention.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/13/2015
UPC: 0644827417124
Original Release: 1960
Source: Reel Vault
Sales rank: 26,604

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Joan Collins Esther
Richard Egan King Ahasuerus
Denis O'Dea Mardoch
Sergio Fantoni Haman
Renato Baldini Kildrates
Gabriele Tinti Samuel
Rosalba Neri Keresh
Daniela Rocca Queen Vashti
Folco Lulli Tobiah
Rick Bataglia Simon

Technical Credits
Raoul Walsh Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Mario Bava Cinematographer
Michael Elkins Screenwriter
Giulio Giovannini Art Director
Angelo Francesco Lavagnino Score Composer
Roberto Nicolosi Score Composer
Jerry Webb Editor

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