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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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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


King of Kings (1961)

By Google profile on Dec 24, 2010 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. King of Kings (1961) was directed by Nicholas Ray and stars a 33-year old Jeffrey Hunter as Jesus Christ. It's details like that, choosing an actor who was currently living in his Jesus ... Read full article


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Lucius: [to Jesus, who is trying to visit John the Baptist in prison] For some reason, I favored Your mother once before. I will give You a moment with the prisoner John. But remember this... break Caesar's law, and you shall find in me the most merciless of men.


Lucius: [after Jesus dies] He is truly the Christ!


Lucius: Pilate offered that mob a choice.
Barabbas: [incredulous] And they chose me?
Lucius: Your followers yelled the loudest! Go; look at Him who is dying for you!


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Ray Bradbury wrote the narration, but was uncredited.
Agnes Moorehead served as Jeffrey Hunter's dialogue coach in post-dubbing.
The crucifixion scene had to be re-shot because a preview audience was offended at Jesus having a hairy chest.
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