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'''''The Greatest Story Ever Told''''' is a 1965 U.S. motion picture epic telling the story of [[Jesus Christ]], from the Nativity through the Resurrection.
 
'''''The Greatest Story Ever Told''''' is a 1965 U.S. motion picture epic telling the story of [[Jesus Christ]], from the Nativity through the Resurrection.
   
The movie began as a [[Old-time radio|radio]] serial in 1947, which was adapted into a novel in 1949, which began to be adapted in 1958 in preproduction for the movie. At the time of its release, the film was the most expensive shot in the [[The United States of America|U.S.]], and was nominated for five [[Academy Awards]].
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The movie began as a [[Old-time radio|radio]] serial in 1947, which was turned into a novel in 1949. This in turn was adapted in 1958 in preproduction for the movie. At the time of its release, the film was the most expensive shot in the [[The United States of America|U.S.]], and was nominated for five [[Academy Awards]].
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
 
* The ''Dinosaurs'' episode "[[Episode 403: The Greatest Story Ever Sold|The Greatest Story Ever Sold]]" is a play on the movie's title.
 
* The ''Dinosaurs'' episode "[[Episode 403: The Greatest Story Ever Sold|The Greatest Story Ever Sold]]" is a play on the movie's title.
   
* A prince and a [[Pigs|pig]] are the main characters of "the greatest story ever told," (as told to [[Kingston Livingston III]] on [[Episode 3770|episode 3770]] of ''[[Sesame Street]]''.
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* A prince and a [[Pigs|pig]] are the main characters of "the greatest story ever told," (as told to [[Kingston Livingston III]] on [[Episode 3770|episode 3770]] of ''[[Sesame Street]]'').
   
 
==Connections==
 
==Connections==
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* [[Jamie Farr]] played Thaddeus
 
* [[José Ferrer]] played Herod Antipas
 
* [[José Ferrer]] played Herod Antipas
 
* [[Charlton Heston]] played John the Baptist
 
* [[Charlton Heston]] played John the Baptist

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"The Greatest Story Ever Sold"

The Greatest Story Ever Told is a 1965 U.S. motion picture epic telling the story of Jesus Christ, from the Nativity through the Resurrection.

The movie began as a radio serial in 1947, which was turned into a novel in 1949. This in turn was adapted in 1958 in preproduction for the movie. At the time of its release, the film was the most expensive shot in the U.S., and was nominated for five Academy Awards.

References

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