Esther and the King (1960)

Esther_and_the_KingSynopsis: The film is set in Persia in the 5th century BC. After the King’s wife is murdered, Esther (a Jewish woman) comes to the attention of the recently widowed King Ahasuerus. The king has been trying to stifle and defeat the campaign of hatred against the Jews by his evil minister Haman. 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

Director: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Joan Collins, Richard Egan, Denis O’Dea

Rating: NR