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The Big Fisherman

The Big Fisherman(1959)

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Brief Synopsis

Drama that focuses on the later life of Peter, one of the closest disciples of Jesus.

Cast & Crew

Frank Borzage Director
Howard Keel Simon-Peter
Susan Kohner Fara [also known as Esther]
Martha Hyer Herodias
Herbert Lom Herod-Antipas
Alexander Scourby David Ben-Zadok
Jay Barney John the Baptist
Mark Dana Zendi
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in New York: 5 Aug 1959; Los Angeles opening: 12 Aug 1959
Release Date:  1959 Production Date:  UCLA has 35mm Scope print R-A8-41-2, M53316; Bob could get 16mm; AFI
(2 tapes A and B)
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Buena Vista Film Distribution Co., Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System), Stereo Production Co:  Centurion Films, Inc., Rowland V. Lee Productions
Duration(mins):  180 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  16,000    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • time for a restoration

    Bill 2014-04-20

    if UCLA's print of this is complete--not the cut-down version--its time for a restoration. You've spoiled us TCM with nice clean prints and sharp... MORE>

  • Last of the LA Area Costume Epics

    Daren Kelly 2014-04-14

    I knew four people who played in this Epic---the last Big Budget costume epic to be filmed in and around the populace LA county. Tom Troupe, Marian Seldes,... MORE>

  • The Big Fisherman -Howard Keel -1959

    Helene Meikle 2014-01-30

    This movie is very well done and we like it very much ! Love, all bliblical pictures, and this one is one of our favorite movies! We saw the Big... MORE>