When was the movie Jesus of Nazareth?

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Where was Jesus of Nazareth 1977 filmed?

Filmed in England, Tunisia, and Morocco, Jesus of Nazareth was scripted by Zeffirelli, Anthony Burgess, and Suso Cecchi D’Amico. It originally aired in two three-hour segments, telecast Palm and Easter Sunday of 1977 as part of NBC’s Big Event anthology.

How much did it cost to film Jesus of Nazareth?

Nearly three years in the making, at a reported cost of $12 million, featuring a cast of international names, and already the object of some controversy, Franco Zeffirelli’s six‐hour film “Jesus of Nazareth” today becomes, as the roll of the marketplace dice would have it, a “Big Event” on NBC‐TV.

What was Jesus of Nazareth full name?

Jesus’ name in Hebrew was “Yeshua” which translates to English as Joshua.

How old was Mary when Jesus was born?

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However, now we believe that Mary and Joseph were both in their teens when Jesus was born, around sixteen and eighteen respectively. This was the norm for Jewish newlyweds at that time.

How did Robert Powell not blink in Jesus of Nazareth?

Because Robert Powell looked so much like Jesus in pictures, every time he exited his dressing room in costume, the foul language the crew was using would suddenly stop. Rarely during the movie do any of the actors portraying Jesus blink their eyes.

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