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The Bible according to Hollywood

Author: Alan Kellerman; Passport International Productions.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Passport International Productions ; [Westlake Village, Calif.] : Brentwood Home Video [distributor], ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the beginning, there was Cecil B. DeMille - the pioneer of epic film directors, and the man who started Hollywood's long history of Biblical-themed extravaganzas. This documentary presents a complete look at the history of this motion picture genre through the use of extensive film trailers and the words of directors, producers and stars who comment on how the films were made, why they were so popular, and how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Cecil B DeMille; D W Griffith; Darryl Francis Zanuck; Pier Paolo Pasolini; John Huston; Franz Werfel; Henry King; Cecil B DeMille; D W Griffith; John Huston; Henry King; Pier Paolo Pasolini; Franz Werfel; Darryl Francis Zanuck
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Kellerman; Passport International Productions.
OCLC Number: 271649372
Credits: Supervising producer, Joe Lahr; writer, Alan Kellerman; associate producer, Jeff Bottcher; editor, Jimmy Bandini; photographer, Edward Masters.
Performer(s): Narrator, John MacElwayne.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD) (120 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Dolby Digital.; Digital versatile disc: DVD.; Colour-recording system: NTSC.
Contents: Film excerpts. Vol. 1. Intolerance --
The Wanderer --
King of Kings (1927) --
Noah's ark --
Sign of the cross --
The Crusades --
Susan and God --
Song of Bernadette --
Samson and Delilah --
Fabiola --
Quo Vadis --
David and Bathsheba --
Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima. --
Vol. 2. The Robe --
The Egyptian --
The prodigal --
Ten Commandments --
Ben Hur --
Solomon and Sheba --
Story of Ruth --
Esther and the King --
Spartacus --
King of Kings (1961) --
Gospel according to St. Matthew --
The Bible.
Responsibility: [produced by] Passport International Productions.

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In the beginning, there was Cecil B. DeMille - the pioneer of epic film directors, and the man who started Hollywood's long history of Biblical-themed extravaganzas. This documentary presents a complete look at the history of this motion picture genre through the use of extensive film trailers and the words of directors, producers and stars who comment on how the films were made, why they were so popular, and how they launched the careers of some of Hollywood's biggest stars.

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