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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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Release Date:

4 August 1959 (USA)  »

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Den heliga eden  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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(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 The Robe (1953) See more »

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This is one of my favorite movies John Saxon made.

I like the film the technicolor is bold, the scenery is so great. And the acting superb. I have it on tape and I watch it maybe twice a year. I saw it in the theater when it first came out. It made John Saxon one of my favorites. His smoldering good looks and the romance of his love for Fara make the story even more exciting. I liked the story line no one today wants to make an epic movie about the effects of Jesus on their lives. At the time this movie was made people enjoyed those types of movies and were not afraid to make them. I would recommend this movie to anyone. It has wonderful cast, and the story is quite believable. I have never gotten tired of watching it.


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