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Bloated, even by religious epic standards, Huston's drama covers the first 22 chapters of Genesis. So you get the Creation, Adam and Eve, Noah and the ark, the flood, the Tower of Babel, and Abraham, among other would-be spectacles.

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Available on Running time 174 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adapted from the Bible, Religious Epics
Screenplay
Christopher Fry, Vittorio Bonicelli
Cast
Michael Parks, Ulla Bergryd, Richard Harris, Stephen Boyd, George C. Scott, Ava Gardner, Peter O'Toole, Franco Nero, John Huston
Cinematography
Giuseppe Rotunno
Director
John Huston
Music
Toshiro Mayuzumi
Other
John Huston
Producer
Dino De Laurentiis

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The Bible
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Stacey

The Bible came out in 1966 and has a total running time of 174 minutes. Michael Parks (as Adam), Ulla Bergryd (as Eve), Richard Harris (as Cain), Stephen Boyd (as Nimrod), George C. Scott (as Abraham) and Ava Gardner (as Sarah) star in this film. This film covers the first twenty-two chapters of Genesis in the Bible. This film covers a lot. You see the creation of the world, also the life of Adam and Eve, then next is Cain and the murder of Abel. This film also covers the story of Noah and his ark along with some other stories read in the bible.

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Jason Beard

As yet, I've seen the first 90 minutes of the 1966 motion picture "The Bible". I THOROUGHLY enjoyed what I've seen. The cinematography is breathtaking, and the acting, script and music are incredible! There is even a brief humorous scene during the Noah's Ark segment: when Noah calls to one of his sons "Shem more pitch!", we see Shem sound asleep and snoring. Unfortunately, Noah gets his foot caught in a bucket, and by accident, slides down the side of the Ark and the bucket smacks Shem on the side of his head. Through it all, Shem remained asleep and snoring. The Adam and Eve segment is enacted with respect. Do yourself a TREMENDOUS favor and view this excellent production.