The Greatest Story Ever Told - Trailer

This is a trailer for the film, The Greatest Story Ever Told, based on the book (of the same name) by Fulton Oursler (1893-1952).  The movie tells the story of Jesus (portrayed by Max von Sydow) and includes significant footage on his betrayal, trial and death.  It is directed by George Stevens.

Directed by:             George Stevens

Written  by:               Fulton Oursler (book)
                                    James Lee Barrett (screenplay)
                                    George Stevens (screenplay)

Music by:                   Alfred Newman        

Released:                 New York City Premiere, February 15, 1965

Starring:  Max von Sydow (Jesus)
                 Charlton Heston (John the Baptist)
                 David McCallum (Judas)
                 Ina Balin (Martha of Bethany)
                 Janet Margolin (Mary of Bethany)
                 Joanna Dunham (Mary Magdalene)
                 Sidney Poitier (Simon of Cyrene)
                 Gary Raymond (Peter)
                 John Wayne (Roman Centurion)
                 Jamie Farr (Thaddaeus)
                 Telly Savalas (Pontius Pilate)

Cinematography by:    Loyal Griggs and William C. Mellor

Distributed by:              United Artist


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