King of Kings

Closed Capationed Starring: Jeffrey Hunter Director: Nicholas Ray
Of good and evil, of love and hate, of peace and war.
King of Kings
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DVD Features:

  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 51 minutes
  • Video: Color
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  • Originally Released: 1961
  • Label: Warner Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Snap Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Mono 1.0 - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Bonus Footage: Newsreels (2)
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
    • Featurette: THE CAMERA'S WINDOW OF THE WORLD

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Product Description:

A splendid, deeply moving screen biography of Christ. Especially memorable is the portion of the film depicting the "Sermon on the Mount."

Plot Synopsis:

Nicholas Ray's lavish and beautifully constructed widescreen epic about the life of Jesus of Nazareth.
"King of Kings" is built upon a series of narrative parallels and contrasts between Jesus and Barrabas. The film portrays the thief as a rebel leader of the Jewish resistance; unlike Jesus, who preaches a message of peace, Barrabas advocates violence as a means to an end. By building his drama around this religious and philosophical conflict, Ray establishes a tension that defamiliarizes this well-known story.
Highlights include the Sermon on the Mount and the scene in which Salome asks King Herod for the head of John the Baptist.

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Production Notes:

  • Originally a 70mm production, shot in Super Technirama.
  • A silent version of the life of Christ, also called "King of Kings," was directed by Cecil B. de Mille in 1927. The cast included H.B. Warner (Christ); Jacqueline Logan (Mary Magdalene); Joseph Schildkraut (Judas); Ernest Torrence (Peter); Victor Varconi (Pontius Pilate); Dorothy Cummings (Mary, mother of Jesus); and Rudolph Schildkraut (Caiaphas).

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  • Sales Rank: 8,212
  • UPC: 883929076376
  • Shipping Weight: 0.15/lbs (approx)
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