The Bible...In the Beginning (1966)

174 mins | Adventure | 1966

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HISTORY

Filmed in Rome, Sicily, Sardinia, and northern Egypt. Opened in Rome in 1966 as La Bibbia . Also known as The Bible . The St. James version of the Bible is read in the ... More Less

Filmed in Rome, Sicily, Sardinia, and northern Egypt. Opened in Rome in 1966 as La Bibbia . Also known as The Bible . The St. James version of the Bible is read in the narration. More Less

CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
2nd unit dir for "The Creation"
Asst dir
Asst dir
PRODUCERS
Assoc prod
WRITERS
Scr assistant
Scr assistant
Scr assistant
Story consultant
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTORS
Art dir
Assoc art dir
FILM EDITORS
Film ed
Asst to film ed
SET DECORATORS
Asst art dir
Set const
Set const
Set dressing
Set dressing
Set dressing accessories
COSTUMES
Miss Gardner's cost
MUSIC
Mus score
Mus performed by
VISUAL EFFECTS
Spec eff
Spec optical eff
Spec optical eff
Spec optical eff
Sun eff & spec projector
DANCE
MAKEUP
Makeup supv
Hairstyles
PRODUCTION MISC
Prod mgr
Prod asst
Prod asst
Asst to prod
Associate to director
Scr girl
Prod inspector
Prod inspector
Prod inspector
Cooperation
Cooperation
Zoological consultant
Casting dir
Stills
Stills
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
La Bibbia
The Bible
Release Date:
1966
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 28 September 1966
Copyright Claimant:
Dino De Laurentiis Cinematografica
Copyright Date:
6 October 1966
Copyright Number:
LP34869
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA
Color
Technicolor, print by DeLuxe
gauge
35 & 70
Widescreen/ratio
Dimension 150
Duration(in mins):
174
Countries:
Italy, United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

This film portrays the first 22 chapters of Genesis, depicting: The Creation; Adam and Eve and the expulsion from Eden; Cain and Abel; Noah and the Flood; Nimrod and the Tower of Babel; Abraham, his wife, Sarah, her handmaiden Hagar, and the birth of Ishmael; the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah; and Abraham and ... +


This film portrays the first 22 chapters of Genesis, depicting: The Creation; Adam and Eve and the expulsion from Eden; Cain and Abel; Noah and the Flood; Nimrod and the Tower of Babel; Abraham, his wife, Sarah, her handmaiden Hagar, and the birth of Ishmael; the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah; and Abraham and Isaac. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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