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The story picks up at the point where "The Robe (1953)" ends, following the martyrdom of Diana and Marcellus. Christ's robe is conveyed to Peter for safe-keeping, but the emperor Caligula wants it back to benefit from its powers. Marcellus' former slave Demetrius seeks to prevent this, and catches the eye of Messalina, wife to Caligula's uncle Claudius. Messalina tempts Demetrius, he winds up fighting in the arena, and wavers in his faith. Written by
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We traveled here together from Galilee, persuading people to give up their lives for a beautiful dream.
[he attempts to hand a goblet of wine to Peter]
Take it Peter. It's real... hot spiced, with cinnamon and cloves.
[chuckles and looks towards Messalina]
Did you know that Jesus could turn water into wine? And that was only one of his tricks.
Yes, only one. Anything that was base, He could make noble. He found a leper and made him clean. He found death and He made life. He found you a slave, and...
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OK, so it is not historically correct and contains a dramatic personality change by Susan Hayward, I still love this movie. The film has some surprisingly witty dialogue, a rousing music soundtrack, high production values and very good performances all around. If you can accept the story for the fiction it is it can be surprisingly inspirational even if you are not Christian. My wife and I watch it at least once yearly.
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