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The Greatest Story Ever Told Quotes

The Greatest Story Ever Told is a TV show that was first aired in 1970 . The Greatest Story Ever Told completed its run in 1970.

It features George Stevens as producer, Alfred Newman (composer) in charge of musical score, and Loyal Griggs as head of cinematography.

The Greatest Story Ever Told is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Greatest Story Ever Told is 260 minutes long. The Greatest Story Ever Told is distributed by United Artists.

The cast includes: José Ferrer as Herod Antipas, Max von Sydow as Jesus, Martin Landau as Caiaphas, Donald Pleasence as The Dark Hermit - Satan, and Ed Wynn as Old Aram.

The Greatest Story Ever Told Quotes

Max von Sydow as Jesus

  • (Max von Sydow) "Do not weep for me; weep for yourselves, and for your children. For a time is coming when men will say "blessed are the barren, the wombs that never bore a child." And they will say to the mountains "fall on us," and to the hills "cover us," for if these things are done when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?"
  • (James the Younger) "What is your name?"
  • (Max von Sydow) "Jesus"
  • (James the Younger) "That's a good name."
  • (Max von Sydow) "Thank you."

Ed Wynn as Old Aram

  • (Bar Amand) "The Messiah has come. A man was dead but now he lives."
  • (Uriah) "I was crippled, and now I walk."
  • (Ed Wynn) "I was blind, and now I see."
  • (Unnamed) "Who has done this?"
  • (Ed Wynn) "The man called Jesus."

José Ferrer as Herod Antipas

  • (John the Baptist) "Are you going to free me?"
  • (José Ferrer) "I am going to kill you."
  • (John the Baptist) "Then you free me."
  • (José Ferrer) "I hope so."

Martin Landau as Caiaphas

  • (Martin Landau) "Jesus of Nazareth, your crimes are so many I scarcely know where to begin."

Donald Pleasence as The Dark Hermit - Satan

  • (Donald Pleasence) "A long climb, wasn't it? A long hard climb -- You know, some people think the whole of life should be like that, hm -- "An easy life is a sinful life". Not so, my friend -- A man's life can be as easy as he wishes to make it. And it can be easy, my friend. If one knows the way to power and glory in this world."

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