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The Big Fisherman (1959)

Exploring the life of Peter, from being a successful fisherman to becoming a follower of Jesus Christ and being dependent on Jesus Christ.

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. See more awards »
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Cast

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Princess Fara
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Prince Voldi
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Ray Stricklyn ...
Deran
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Arnon
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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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Storyline

Exploring the life of Peter, from being a successful fisherman to becoming a follower of Jesus Christ and being dependent on Jesus Christ.

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G | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

4 August 1959 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El pescador de Galilea  »

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Budget:

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

(Westrex Recording System)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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Trivia

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

Quotes

Deran: Lash him!
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Connections

Follows The Robe (1953) See more »

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Request this movie on DVD
10 December 2004 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

OK, I admit it. I am a long time friend of the heir to the estate of the composer, Albert Hay Malotte, who wrote the score for this movie.

Even if that were not true, I would still like to see this movie brought back and distributed on DVD.

We may start by hounding the Disney Music Company. Maybe they can give us more information on the movie rights.

WALT Disney MUSIC COMPANY

C/O Disney MUSIC PUBLISHING

ATTN: JULIE ENZER

500 SO BUENA VISTA, MC 6173

BURBANK , CA, 91521

Tel. (818) 569-3241


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