King of Kings (1961)

 

 

 

Director:   Nicholas Ray

Starring:   Jeffrey Hunter (Jesus),  Siobhan McKenna (Mary),  Robert Ryan (John the Baptist),   Hurd Hatfield (Pontius Pilate),  Viveca Lindfors (Claudia),  Rita Gam (Herodius),  Rip Torn (Judas), Carmen Sevilla (Mary Magdalene).

One of the best versions of the life of Jesus of Nazareth.  Great scene of the Sermon on the Mount, but it is too bad that it is a message that we usually just let slide.

 

 

Spoiler Warning:

 

 

 


Historical Background:

 

 

See Jesus of Nazareth (1977).

 

 

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