The Red Samson

The Red Samson (Hungarian: A Vörös Sámson) (German: Der rote Simson) is a 1917 Hungarian film directed by Michael Curtiz. The production is based upon the 1890 novel The Bondman by Hall Caine.[1]

The Red Samson
1917 Film Poster
Directed byMichael Curtiz
Produced byUngerleider Mór
Written byLadislaus Vajda
Based onThe Bondman
by Hall Caine
StarringGyula Csortos
Ica von Lenkeffy
Tivadar Uray
CinematographyJózsef Bécsi
Distributed byProjectograph
Release date
  • 20 December 1917
  • 18 February 1918 (1918-02-18) (Austria)
Running time
4 reels
90 minutes


  • Gyula Csortos as Samson Woronzow
  • Ica von Lenkeffy as Edith Thursten
  • Tivadar Uray as Michael Woronzow
  • László Csiky as Edward Thursten
  • János Bodnár as Ivan Woronzow
  • Irma Lányi as Samson's mother
  • Lajos Réthey


  1. Rode, Alan K. (2017). Michael Curtiz : a life in film. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 9780813173962.

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