The Bible is Big Box Office

Edith Head once noted that Cecil B. DeMille sent his researchers out to find the sexiest story in the Bible so he could mine it for the movies. In 1949 Paramount released what was, up to that time, DeMille’s most successful film, the blockbuster epic, Sampson and Delilah, an Old Testament extravaganza costarring Victor Mature, Hedy Lamarr, […]