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|Named Person:||Fulton Oursler; Henry Denker; Jesus Christ; Jesucristo|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Stevens, Jr.; James Lee Barrett; Max von Sydow; Dorothy McGuire; Claude Rains; José Ferrer; Sidney Poitier; Martin Landau; Angela Lansbury; Henry Denker; Fulton Oursler; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; United Artists Corporation.; MGM Home Entertainment Inc.
|Language Note:||English or French language soundtrack (5.1 surround) with optional subtitles in French and Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired. In English or French with French or Spanish subtitles.|
|Notes:||Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.75:1).
"Based on the books of the Old and New Testaments, other ancient writings, the book The greatest story ever told, by Fulton Oursler, and writings by Henry Denker."
Originally released as a motion picture in 1965.
Special features include: Restored roadshow version with original 6-track stereo and a 65-mm hi-definition video transfer ; documentary including interviews with the director and cast ; original "making-of" featurette ; deleted scene ; portions of Handel's Messiah cut from theatrical version ; photo gallery ; original theatrical trailer.
|Credits:||Directors of photography, William C. Mellor, Loyal Griggs ; supervising editor, Harold F. Kress ; music, Alfred Newman.|
|Cast:||Max Von Sydow, Michael Anderson, Jr., Carroll Baker, Ina Balin, Pat Boone, Victor Buono, Richard Conte, Joanna Dunham, Jose Ferrer, Van Heflin, Charlton Heston, Martin Landau, Angela Lansbury, Janet Margolin, David McCallum, Roddy McDowell, Dorothy McGuire, Sal Mineo, Nehemiah Persoff, Donald Pleasence, Sidney Poitier, Claude Rains, Gary Raymond, Telly Savalas, Joseph Schildkraut, Paul Stewart, John Wayne, Shelley Winters, Ed Wynn, members of the Inbal Dance Theatre of Israel.|
|Target Audience:||MPAA rating: G.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (199 min.) : sd., col., stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Special features: Widescreen enhanced for widescreen TVs --
First time in 40years, restored roadshow version complete with its original 6-track stereo and a 65-mm hi-definition video transfer --
Brand new documentary including on-camera interviews with the director and the cast --Original "Making of" featurette --
Deleted scene --
Includes portions of Handel's "Messiah" cut from the theatrical verison --
Photo gallery --
Original theatrical trailer --
Language: English 5.1 surround ; French 5.1 surround --
Subtitles: English, French and Spanish.
|Series Title:||MGM/UA vintage classics.|
|Other Titles:||Greatest story ever told (Motion picture)
The greatest story ever told
|Responsibility:||Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; George Stevens presents ; released through United Artists ; screenplay by James Lee Barrett, George Stevens ; produced and directed by George Stevens.|
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Drama of the life of Christ, the teacher and saviour, healer of the hopeless and champion of the poor, from Galilee to Golgotha.
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