Esther and the King (1960) Biography, Drama, History (DVD)
Directed by: Raoul Walsh, Mario Bava.
Starring: Joan Collins, Richard Egan, Denis O'Dea.
In Persia, King Ahasuerus (Richard Egan) is in search of a new queen. Simon (Rik Battaglia), an ally of the king, is set to marry Esther (Joan Collins), a Jewish woman, but she is taken away as a possible mate for Ahasuerus. Simon is initially furious, but soon discovers that all Jewish people are threatened by the machinations of villainous official Haman (Sergio Fantoni). If Esther can make it to the throne without Haman's intervening, the Jews will have royal protection.
Contained in: Standard DVD Case.
Format: Either PAL or NTSC (depending on world location), Region 0 (Multi-Region/Worldwide).