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In ancient times, a Jew is instrumental in the crowning of a new Median-Persian king who, in return, conquers Babylon and frees all the Jewish slaves.
At least three of the actors appeared in other bible movies as well. Maurice Swartz played an advisor to king Herod Antipas in Salome, the same year in 1953. Richard Conte went on to play Barabbas in The Greatest Story Ever Told in 1965. Michael Ansara had a bit part as Judas Iscariot in The Robe also in 1953, and as a taskmaster in The Ten Commandments in 1956.
The Star of Remphan, which Daniel wears as a symbol of the Israelites is in fact a Pagan symbol that represents the god Saturn.
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