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The Robe (1953)

NR 135 min - Drama - 16 September 1953
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Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is tormented by nightmares and delusions after the event. Hoping to find a way to live with what he has done, and still not believing in Jesus, he returns to Palestine to try and learn what he can of the man he killed.

Director:  Henry Koster
Stars:  Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Jay Robinson, Richard Boone, Leon Askin, Michael Rennie, Dean Jagger, Torin Thatcher, Betta St. John, Jeff Morrow, Ernest Thesiger, Dawn Addams, Bess Flowers, Pamela Robinson, Michael Ansara, Percy Helton, Nicolas Koster, Thomas Browne Henry, Rosalind Ivan, George E. Stone, Jay Novello, Hayden Rorke, David Leonard

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Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is tormented by nightmares and delusions after the event. Hoping to find a way to live with what he has done, and still not believing in Jesus, he returns to Palestine to try and learn what he can of the man he killed.



Tagline: The first motion picture in CinemaScope--the modern miracle you see without glasses!

Genres: Drama

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Language:  English
Release Date:  16 September 1953

Box Office

Budget:  $4,100,000
Revenue:  $36,000,000

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Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 15 min

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