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King of Kings (1961) was a Drama - Biographical Film directed by Nicholas Ray and produced by Samuel Bronston, Jaime Prades and Alan Brown.

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Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At ? The King of Kings (1927)

By Lea Stans on Apr 21, 2022 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

Silents are Golden: A Closer Look At ? The King of Kings (1927) In the mid-1920s, after being known primarily for melodramas and light comedies with battle-of-the-sexes themes, famed director Cecil B. DeMille was starting to move in a more ?epic? direction. Being interested in religious themes, a... Read full article


King of Kings (1961)

By Beatrice on Apr 17, 2017 From Flickers in Time

King of Kings Directed by Nicholas Ray Written by Philip Yordan 1961/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Samuel Bronston Productions First viewing/Amazon Instant Apparently my bias against long Biblical epics extends to those directed by Nicholas Ray. The story of Jesus of Nazareth is well-known and does not ... Read full article


King of Kings! The 1927 Silent Masterpiece.

By C. S. Williams on Apr 20, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

On Tuesday, April 19th, 1927 the ?King of Kings? premiered in New York City; an epic religious moving-picture on a Biblical scale directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, written by Jeanie Macpherson, cinematography by J. Peverell Marley. The principal photography took place at Culver Studios, in ... Read full article


King of Kings! The 1927 Silent Masterpiece.

By C. S. Williams on Apr 20, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

On Tuesday, April 19th, 1927 the ?King of Kings? premiered in New York City; an epic religious moving-picture on a Biblical scale directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, written by Jeanie Macpherson, cinematography by J. Peverell Marley. The principal photography took place at Culver Studios, in ... Read full article


King of Kings! The 1927 Silent Masterpiece.

By C. S. Williams on Apr 20, 2014 From Classic Film Aficionados

On Tuesday, April 19th, 1927 the ?King of Kings? premiered in New York City; an epic religious moving-picture on a Biblical scale directed and produced by Cecil B. DeMille, written by Jeanie Macpherson, cinematography by J. Peverell Marley. The principal photography took place at Culver Studios, in ... Read full article


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Salome: [speaking of John the Baptist] His heart should be ripped from his body!


Salome: [to John the Baptist, sarcastically] You frighten me, you angry man!


[last lines]
Narrator: And when the tomb was found empty, some days passed, and Christ was seen at Emmaus, and in Jerusalem, and those who saw Him knew He was the Lord God. And then a final time He came among His disciples by the shore of Galilee...
Jesus: [offscreen] Do you know and love Me? Feed My sheep, for My sheep are in all the nations. Go you into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature who hungers. I am with you always, even unto the end of the world.
[We see the shadow of Jesus coming nearer toward the ocean, and then he spreads His arms and his cloak also begins to spread out, as if He were ascending to Heaven. The disciples leave; Peter is the last to go]


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Agnes Moorehead served as Jeffrey Hunter's dialogue coach in post-dubbing.
GĂ©rard Tichy's voice was dubbed by an uncredited actor.
Ray Bradbury wrote the narration, but was uncredited.
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