Tragedy almost struck for real while the Crucifixion was being filmed. The Roman soldier we see nailing Christ to the cross is an Israeli actor who spoke very limited English; consequently, he thought Ted Neeley
was actually supposed to have nails hammered through his hands! Just in time, director Norman Jewison
saw what was happening and screamed, "NO! NOT IN THE HAND!" See more
I think I've seen you somewhere... I remember! You were with that man they took away; I recognize your face.
You've got the wrong man, lady! I don't know him! And I wasn't where he was tonight, never near the place.
That's strange, for I am sure I saw you with him. You were right by his side, and yet you denied.
I tell you I was never, ever with him!
But I saw you too; it looked just like you!
I don't know him!
Peter, don't you know what you just said? You've gone and called him dead.
I had to ...
Performed by Ted Neeley
, Paul Thomas
(as Philip Toubus), The Apostles, Bob Bingham
, and Crowd See more