Synopsis by Steve Blackburn
This Hanna-Barbera animated video tells a version of the Bible story about Esther, whose heroism is commemorated annually by the feast of Purim. Esther, a Jewish orphan girl, is chosen by King Ahasuerus of Persia to be his queen. Meanwhile, the king's counselor schemes to bring about the death of Jews throughout the realm. With the help of God, her courage, and her wits, Queen Esther devises a plan that saves her people.