The prisoner who became a slave. The slave who became a gladiator, but a pacifist one. I actually had no idea this was a sequel He has the prisoner killed, and tries to resurrect him. The gladiator still a pacifist one who became a non-believer. King of Kings Barabbas, the criminal that Pontius Pilate induced the populace to vote to set free, so that Christ could be crucified, is haunted by the image of Jesus for the rest of his life. Start your free trial.
However, the two are forcibly separated on orders of Messalina Susan Hayward , Claudius’ wife. Michael Rennie and Jay Robinson were excellent in their respective roles Caligula Jay Robinson becomes interested in the robe, thinking that it has magic powers and will bring him the ‘eternal life’ that Jesus had spoken of. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Connections Featured in 20th Century-Fox: After becoming king of ancient Israel, Solomon faces threats coming from his jealous dispossessed brother Adonijah, the Egyptian Pharaoh and the scheming Queen of Sheba. David and Bathsheba
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This is a sequel to the monster hit, The Robe, starring Richard Burton.
They’re off to be martyred before the opening credits. There’s one thing about your religion that still puzzles me: In 1st century Rome, Christian slave Demetrius is sent to fight in the gladiatorial arena and Emperor Caligula seeks Jesus’ gladiqtori for its supposedly magical powers.
Demetrius and the Gladiators wasn’t bad. His next time in the arena, not only does he fight, but he ferociously kills all the gladiators that took part in the attack on Lucia. When he came to Rome is unknown, but this must have been later, only after there were followers of the new religion there after 50 CE. Victor Mature really is a pretty phony looking gladiator, especially when the camera keeps cutting away to the same tiger looking bored and doped up as Demetrius kills “five” tigers with just a dagger.
The Greatest Story Ever Told Demetrius and the Gladiators was a massive commercial success. Some Movies Grandpa Had. Share this Rating Title: One whole star for Anne Bancroft, who’s one of my favorite actresses and the reason I watched this in the first place.
The potter who became a prisoner. Connections Featured gilm 20th Century-Fox: It was a sequel to the wildly popular biblical epic The Robe, another Technicolor CinemaScope extravaganza.
The sequel was planned even before The Robe gladjatori been released. Barabbas, the criminal that Pontius Pilate induced the populace to vote to set free, so that Christ could be crucified, is haunted by the image of Jesus for the rest of his life.
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This was Hayward’s second movie with the radiant Debra Paget, who was still considered a promising starlet, but, again, they were never together in a scene Christ’s robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping, but the emperor Caligula wants it back to benefit from its powers. The freedman who became a servant. Demetrius realizes he has made a mistake, prays to God and she wakes up.
Y] 20 Sep Frequently Asked Questions Q: Yes No Report this. The affair continues for several months, and eventually Caligula finds out about it, and sends Demetrius to get the robe from the Christians.
So, Caligula and Peter were never in Rome at the same time. He has the prisoner killed, and tries to resurrect him. Filn mom is a huge Susan Hayward fan. Now, months later, she is still unconscious.
An all-star, large scale epic film that chronicles the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. Then Messalina is accused of wanting Calligula dead and plotting his death.
Claudius says that he maintained the appearance of being weak to survive Caligula’s rule, and that he would now take on the role of Emperor to the best of his ability.