Androcles and the Lion Reviews

June 19, 2018
Bernard Shaw's irreverent views on Christianity, so brilliantly expounded in that exceptionally poor play of his, Androcles and the Lion, have, in Gabriel Pascal's even poorer adaptation, lost a deal of their original sharpness.
March 4, 2015
Bernard Shaw's satirical comedy on Romans and Christians provides the basis for a fair film offering. Picture is a curious mixture of basic comedy and Shavian wit.
March 4, 2015
The imported British supporting cast, including Robert Newton, behave like fish out of water under Chester Erskine's shambolic direction.
March 4, 2015
A good adult story for kids, set in ancient Rome.
June 24, 2006
[A] pompously stagebound and unhappily cast spectacular.
March 25, 2006
The intellectual content of the drama suffers from staging that is dull; the fantasy and drollery of it seem curiously clumsy and slow.