The Queen of Sheba

The Queen of Sheba

The Queen of Sheba is a 1952 Italian adventure film directed by Pietro Francisci.


King Solomon (Gino Cervi) sends his son, Prince Rehoboam (Gino Leurini) on a spy mission to Sheba where he falls in love with the beautiful Queen (Leonora Ruffo). He tries to prevent a war between their two countries, but after the Queen finds out that her lover is a spy, she leads her army in an assault against Jerusalem. The siege is a failure and ends with the Queen and Prince reuniting with the blessing of both King Solomon and Sheba's advisors.

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    contentLocation Jerusalem
    director Pietro Francisci
    genre adventure drama
    keywords king solomon rehoboam sheba
    musicBy Nino Rota
    productionCompany Oro Film
    publisher Oro Film
    theme epic