The King of Kings (1927)

Director
Cecil B. DeMille

Main cast
H.B. Warner; Dorothy Cumming; Jacqueline Logan; Ernest Torrence; Joseph Schildkraut

Genres
Drama, History

Description
The King of Kings is the Greatest Story Ever Told as only Cecil B. DeMille could tell it. In 1927, working with one of the biggest budgets in Hollywood history, DeMille spun the life and Passion of Christ into a silent-era blockbuster. Featuring text drawn directly from the Bible, a cast of thousands, and the great showman’s singular cinematic bag of tricks, The King of Kings is at once spectacular and deeply reverent—part Gospel, part Technicolor epic.


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