The Greatest Story Ever Told

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The Greatest Story Ever Told ★★ 1965

Christ's journey from Galilee to Golgotha is portrayed here in true international-all-star-epic treatment by director Stevens. A lackluster version of Christ's life, remarkable only for Heston's out-of-control John the Baptist. 196m/C VHS, DVD . Max von Sydow, Charlton Heston, Sidney Poitier, Claude Rains, Jose Ferrer, Telly Savalas, Angela Lansbury, Dorothy McGuire, John Wayne, Donald Pleasence, Carroll Baker, Van Heflin, Robert Loggia, Shelley Winters, Ed Wynn, Roddy McDowall, Pat Boone; D: George Stevens; W: George Stevens, James Lee Barrett; C: William Mellor, Loyal Griggs; M: Alfred Newman.