Jesus' crucifixion shows him nailed through the palms of his hands.(No ropes have been added to help the actor stay in place.) His feet have been nailed separately rather than one placed atop the other. The two thieves aren't nailed but are tied to their crosses. This emphasizes the special or unique nature of Jesus' crucifixion. See more »
This obscure film of the life of Christ seems fairly decent for the time it came out since before the 1960's no one represented Jesus openly and realistically, Robert Wilson's portrayal of Christ wasn't that bad even though at times he did seem melancholic. The interesting thing about Wilson is that he along with Danny Quinn(son of legend Anthony Quinn) are the only two actors to portray as Jesus in more than one movie.Lee J.Cobb's performance was well enough to give this picture a dramatic run thru since he retells the events that happened along with Andrew.Perhaps this is the only movie other than 'I Beheld his Glory' that shows a passive a naive Jesus. Robert Powell's Jesus in Jesus of Nazareth was nearly as good as Robert Wilson's Christ.
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