Solomon and Sheba (1959)

Director
King Vidor

Main cast
Yul Brynner; Gina Lollobrigida; George Sanders; Marisa Pavan; David Farrar

Genres
War, Drama, Romance, History

Description
Shortly before his death in ancient Israel King David has a vision from God telling him that his younger son Solomon should succeed him as king. His other son Adonijah is unhappy and vows to attain the throne. Meanwhile the Egyptian Pharoah agrees to cede a Red Sea port to the Queen of Sheba is she can find a way to destroy Solomon, whose wisdom and benevolent rule is seen as a threat to more tyrannical monarchs in the region. Written by garykmcd


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