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The Robe (1953) was a Drama - Epic Film directed by Henry Koster and produced by Frank Ross.
Academy Awards 1953 --- Ceremony Number 26 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Richard Burton||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Lyle Wheeler, George W. Davis; Set Decoration: Walter M. Scott, Paul S. Fox||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Leon Shamroy||Nominated|
|Best Costume Design||Charles LeMaire, Emile Santiago||Won|
|Best Picture||Frank Ross, Producer||Nominated|
People you probably didn’t know were in The RobeBy Tom on Sep 11, 2014 From The Old Movie House
Habits, we all have them. Sometimes it’s watching a particular film at Christmas time. Or maybe it’s watching a certain number of films at Easter. For me I’ve watched The Ten Commandments every year since I was 12. Sometimes it was with beer and pizza, but most of the time it was ... Read full article
The RobeBy Alyson on Apr 26, 2011 From The Best Picture Project
The Robe in an epic set in ancientRomein the time of Christ. Marcellus Gallio (Richard Burton) is a Roman military tribune who is in charge of the men crucifying Jesus. While he and other Romans are gambling and drinking behind the cross, a red robe worn by Jesus is wagered and won by Marcellus. ... Read full article
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Demetrius: Make Pilate understand that if he stains his hands with his blood, he's worse than a murderer.
Emperor Tiberius: After forty years with Julia, my approaching death holds few terrors for me.
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At one point the producers considered making Marcellus older and casting Laurence Olivier.
Richard Burton had a blazing argument with Darryl F. Zanuck before the film's release. This was another reason why he decided to return to the West End rather than remain in Hollywood.
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