Samson and Delilah quotes

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When strongman Samson rejects the love of the beautiful Philistine woman Delilah, she seeks vengeance that brings horrible consequences they both regret.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Writer: Jesse Lasky Jr., Fredric M. Frank, Harold Lamb
Production: Paramount Pictures
Year: 1949
MetaScore: N/A/100
ImdbRating: 6.8
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 21 Sep 1950
Awards: Won 2 Oscars. 4 wins & 5 nominations total


47 Clips & Quotes

The oldest trick in the world - Samson and Delilah 00:27 The oldest trick in the world You came to this house as wedding guests - Samson and Delilah 00:37 You came to this house as wedding guests Military Governor of Dan - Samson and Delilah 00:38 Military Governor of Dan The jawbone of an ass - Samson and Delilah 00:39 The jawbone of an ass Beaten with the jawbone of an ass - Samson and Delilah 00:41 Beaten with the jawbone of an ass The trouble you brew today - Samson and Delilah 00:08 The trouble you brew today Out of the strong came forth sweetness - Samson and Delilah 00:41 Out of the strong came forth sweetness Women cannot deceive each other - Samson and Delilah 02:14 Women cannot deceive each other You want him for yourself - Samson and Delilah 02:17 You want him for yourself Because he's a Danite - Samson and Delilah 00:31 Because he's a Danite Your arms were quicksand - Samson and Delilah 00:32 Your arms were quicksand The man has the strength of a devil - Samson and Delilah 00:20 The man has the strength of a devil No blade has touched his skin - Samson and Delilah 01:24 No blade has touched his skin He has not dared to look at me - Samson and Delilah 01:25 He has not dared to look at me Round and round - Samson and Delilah 01:01 Round and round With a queen like you in Ekron - Samson and Delilah 00:28 With a queen like you in Ekron A man must marry where his heart leads him - Samson and Delilah 00:25 A man must marry where his heart leads him I don't want to hurt you - Samson and Delilah 01:29 I don't want to hurt you I prayed for an angel of the Lord and the Devil sent me you - Samson and Delilah 00:23 I prayed for an angel of the Lord and the Devil sent me you Before the dawn of history - Samson and Delilah 03:47 Before the dawn of history Even a ruby loses luster besides your lips - Samson and Delilah 00:30 Even a ruby loses luster besides your lips What is sweeter than honey - Samson and Delilah 00:08 What is sweeter than honey Your rich gifts rob me of words - Samson and Delilah 00:26 Your rich gifts rob me of words A man shouldn't have to reach at his own wedding feast - Samson and Delilah 00:44 A man shouldn't have to reach at his own wedding feast Why should our guests care about a stupid game of words - Samson and Delilah 02:01 Why should our guests care about a stupid game of words The mighty Samson - Samson and Delilah 00:52 The mighty Samson Every cup of water - Samson and Delilah 01:23 Every cup of water He was so strong - Samson and Delilah 00:20 He was so strong Little mistress - Samson and Delilah 01:28 Little mistress This Samson has some unknown power - Samson and Delilah 01:04 This Samson has some unknown power No man leaves Delilah - Samson and Delilah 00:17 No man leaves Delilah I don't want to hear you - Samson and Delilah 01:53 I don't want to hear you I will not listen - Samson and Delilah 01:53 I will not listen They're very human - Samson and Delilah 00:41 They're very human That scurvy riddle has no answer - Samson and Delilah 00:35 That scurvy riddle has no answer The wine of parting is bitter - Samson and Delilah 00:21 The wine of parting is bitter What did I tell you - Samson and Delilah 00:59 What did I tell you Of all the women in Gaza - Samson and Delilah 00:52 Of all the women in Gaza I could have loved you with a fire to make all other loves look like ice - Samson and Delilah 00:51 I could have loved you with a fire to make all other loves... What is your plan - Samson and Delilah 00:31 What is your plan I have no choice - Samson and Delilah 00:42 I have no choice Even sparrows don't travel this far from their trade routes - Samson and Delilah 01:27 Even sparrows don't travel this far from their trade routes He stole my cloak - Samson and Delilah 00:08 He stole my cloak That's a good throw - Samson and Delilah 00:23 That's a good throw I don't like Ahtur - Samson and Delilah 00:56 I don't like Ahtur There was only darkness - Samson and Delilah 02:37 There was only darkness How long will your forget me - Samson and Delilah 00:49 How long will your forget me

Cast

Delilah - Hedy Lamarr
Samson - Victor Mature
The Saran of Gaza - George Sanders
Semadar - Angela Lansbury
Miriam - Olive Deering
Hazelelponit - Fay Holden
Hisham - Julia Faye
Teresh - Lane Chandler
Targil - Moroni Olsen
Story Teller - Francis McDonald
Lesh Lakish - John Miljan
Fat Philistine Merchant Wearing No Robe - Arthur Q. Bryan
Spectator - Kasey Rogers
Lord of Ashdod - Victor Varconi
Lord of Gath - John Parrish
Lord of Ekron - Frank Wilcox
Lord of Ashkelon - Russell Hicks
First Priest of Dagon - Boyd Davis
Lord Sharif - Fritz Leiber
Leader of Philistine Soldiers - Mike Mazurki
Merchant Prince - Davison Clark
Wounded Messenger - George Reeves
Bar Simon - Pedro de Cordoba
Village Barber - Frank Reicher
Prince - Colin Tapley
Screaming Temple Spectator - Dorothy Adams
Courtier - Eric Alden
Courtier - Joel Allen
Slave Fanning Royal Couple - Sugarfoot Anderson
Spectator - Carl Andre
Soldier - Vaughn Anthony
Vendor - Sam Ash
Prince - Nils Asther
Jester - Jerry Austin
Soldier - Kay Bell
Gristmill Overseer - Ray Bennett
Dancer - Wilda Bieber
Mill Slave - Russ Clark
Guest - Rus Conklin
Prince - Harry Cording
Prince - James Craven
Midget at Arena - Charles Dayton
Tax Collector - Edgar Dearing
Narrator - Cecil B. DeMille
Priest - Joe Dominguez
Victim - Lester Dorr
Courtier - Allan Douglas
Temple Spectator - Claire Du Brey
Soldier - Art Dupuis
Spectator - Sarah Edwards
Herdswoman - Fernanda Eliscu
Manoah - Charles Evans
Villager - Al Ferguson
Temple Spectator - Margaret Field
Priest - Budd Fine
Soldier at Temple - Dick Foote
Prince in Box - Gene Gary
Priest - Fred Graham
Temple Spectator - Greta Granstedt
Gristmill Guard - Frank Hagney
Prince - Michael Hall
Philistine Captain - William Hall
Tax Collector - John Halloran
Captain - Chuck Hamilton
Master of Exchequer - Thomas Browne Henry
Temple Spectator - Weldon Heyburn
Makon - Ed Hinton
Priest - Wesley Hopper
Brawny Porter - T. Arthur Hughes
Herdsman - Perry Ivins
Woman in Box - Miriam Jaye
Fat Man - Sheldon Jett
Danite Merchant - Charles Judels
Temple Spectator - John Kellogg
Wide-Eyed Girl - Phyllis Kennedy
Court Astrologer in Council Chambers - Crauford Kent
Young Herdsman - Mike Killian
Soldier at Temple - Fred Kohler Jr.
Vendor - Bob Kortman
Tax Collector - Ethan Laidlaw
Spectator - Paul Lees
Merchant's Wife - Leota Lorraine
Temple Dancer - Charles Lunard
Pottery Worker - Leoncio Madero
Courtier - George Magrill
Captain Killed with Jawbone - Ted Mapes
Jester - Jerry Maren
Master Architect - Frank Mayo
Merchant - Philo McCullough
Charioteer - Leo J. McMahon
High Priest of Dagon - Charles Meredith
Assistant Tax Collector - John Merton
Man with Burro - John 'Skins' Miller
Guest - Joyce Miller
Spectator at Temple - Bert Moorhouse
Soldier - Lyle Moraine
Gnarled Worker - Edward Peil Sr.
Sword-Dancer - Hamil Petroff
Snake-Dancer - Marjorie Pragon
Tax Collector - Hugh Prosser
Temple Spectator - Rodd Redwing
Temple Spectator - Keith Richards
Midget at Arena - Angelo Rossitto
Slave - Carl Saxe
Beggar - Paul Scardon
Saddlemaker - Lester Sharpe
Courtier - Douglas Spencer
Priest - Larry Steers
Rich Girl in Rear of Box - Erica Strong
Tax Collector - Ray Teal
Spectator - Mort Thompson
Gristmill Captain - Tom Tyler
Temple Dancer - Brahm van den Berg
Temple Spectator - Tyra Vaughn
2nd Priest of Dagon - Pierre Watkin
Chief Scribe in Council Chambers - Lloyd Whitlock
Saran's Charioteer - Henry Wills
Gammad - Harry Woods
Temple Spectator - Jeff York
Soldier - Paul Zendar
Chief Dancer - Grace Ziebarth
Sword-Dancer - George Zoritch