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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)

The Greatest Story Ever Told
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Michael Anderson Jr.

Michael Anderson Jr.

James the Younger
Carroll Baker

Carroll Baker

Veronica
Ina Balin

Ina Balin

Martha of Bethany
Richard Conte

Richard Conte

Barabbas
Joanna Dunham

Joanna Dunham

Mary Magdalene
José Ferrer

José Ferrer

Herod Antipas


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Fulton Oursler

Fulton Oursler

(book)
Henry Denker

Henry Denker

(source writings)


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1 year, 1 month ago at Jul 5 15:43
Stevens hails the story against everybody, even at Hollywood that financed this relatively boring film as a kind of penitence. You see some temptations (in the night, with Pleasence, nice photo, nice tempo)and the wrath against the merchants (before Pasolini made his version). Claude Rains is thrilling, he obscures even his son José Ferrer.
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Description: George Stevens' epic production. "My God, My God, why hast thou forsaken Me?" It is towards this climactic crossroads that the story of Jesus of Nazareth leads, and to which, at the final moment, it again looks back in triumphant retrospect. It is the anguishing crossroads where the eternal questions of faith and doubt becom ... (more)
Release date: 9 April 1965
UPC: 027616858948
Biography (2), Drama (2), History (2), Crucifixion (2), Suicide (2), Betrayal (2), Execution (2), Christianity (2), Epic (2), 1960s (1), 1965 (1), Biblical (1), Bilbical (1)
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“Stevens hails the story against everybody, even at Hollywood that financed this relatively boring film as a kind of penitence. You see some temptations (in the night, with Pleasence, nice photo, nice tempo)and the wrath against the merchants (before Pasolini made his version). Claude Rains is thrilling, he obscures even his son José Ferrer.” read more

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