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| TV Programme | | Italy | Colour | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 33min |
Stars: Robert Powell, Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine

After Joseph and Mary’s betrothal, Mary is visited by the angel Gabriel, who tells her she will bear the Son of God. Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem to take part in Herod’s census where Jesus is born

Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Season 1, episode 1
The birth, life, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.

Cast (18)

Main title from Jesus of Nazareth (1977) (4). Starring Robert Powell as Jesus
Robert Powell
Jesus Christ
Anne Bancroft
Mary Magdalene
Ernest Borgnine
The Centurion
Claudia Cardinale
The Adulteress
Valentina Cortese
Herodias
James Farentino
Simon Peter
James Earl Jones
Balthazar
Ian McShane
Judas Iscariot
Donald Pleasence
Melchior
Christopher Plummer
Herod Antipas
Fernando Rey
Gaspar
Main title from Jesus of Nazareth (1977) (21). Ralph Richardson as Simeon
Simeon
Peter Ustinov
Herod the Great
Michael York
John the Baptist
Olivia Hussey
Virgin Mary
Cyril Cusack
Yehuda the Rabbi
Yorgo Voyagis
Joseph
Marina Berti
Elizabeth
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Director

Franco Zeffirelli

Producer

Vincenzo Labella

Writer

Production companies


ITC Films

RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana

Incorporated Television Company (ITC)