Samson and Delilah (Paramount, 1949). Very Fine. B...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionSamson and Delilah (Paramount, 1949). Very Fine. Behind-the-Scenes & Wardrobe Continuity Photos (171) (Approx. 4" X 5").
Vintage gelatin silver, single weight, glossy finish photos from Samson and Delilah. These behind-the-scenes snapshots and wardrobe continuity photos include stars Hedy Lamarr, Victor Mature, George Sanders, Angela Lansbury and other cast members. There are studio date stamps on the versos of the photos. The classic tale of Samson (Victor Mature), the Biblical strongman whose hair and strength were shorn by the deceitful Delilah (Hedy Lamarr), is told by legendary director Cecil B. DeMille, the genius behind such epic productions as The Buccaneer (1938), The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), and both silent and sound versions of The Ten Commandments (1923 and 1956). General signs of handling found in these photos include slight edge wear, creases and corner bends, small tears, and curling. A few of the photos have light surface checking, minor blemishes and paper lifts, and a couple of photos have ink notations on the verso from the studios costume department. This lot may contain a few duplicates. Very Fine.
Estimate: $800 - $1,600.
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