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The Big Fisherman (1959)

 -  Drama | History  -  4 August 1959 (USA)
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Princess Fara
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Prince Voldi
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Ray Stricklyn ...
Deran
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Arnon
Alexander Scourby ...
David Ben-Zadok
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Hannah
Jay Barney ...
Charlotte Fletcher ...
Rennah
Mark Dana ...
King Zendi
Rhodes Reason ...
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Menicus
Brian G. Hutton ...
John (as Brian Hutton)
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Drama | History

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Release Date:

4 August 1959 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Den heliga eden  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(Westrex Recording System)

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(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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Walt Disney originally rejected the filming of the novel, due to his distaste for religious film. His brother Roy backed the production, releasing it using the studio's Buena Vista arm. See more »

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Deran: Lash him!
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Follows Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) See more »

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I saw this film as a child with my Mom. What I can remember of it was just so beautiful. Howard Keel had such a wonderful and powerful voice. I could listen to him sing anything. The seen of him singing by his boat is the one that sticks out in my mind the most. The colors were so beautiful and bright as I remember them. I thought this film was a musical, but I see it listed as a drama. Can anyone tell me why? I wish I could get a copy of this fine film for my Mom who is now in her mid seventies. So we could watch it again. I think it would be so great to see this movie with my daughter, who loves all kinds of movies, and some of my granddaughters. This is a real family film for the whole family.


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