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The Big Fisherman

G| 3 hr. min.

Plot Summary
Simon Peter (Howard Keel), a disciple of Jesus, attempts to live according to the guidance of the Messiah. Peter takes in a runaway fugitive he assumes to be a boy but who turns out to be a half-Arab princess named Fara (Susan Kohner). Fara wants to take revenge against her father, King Herod (Herbert Lom), for his humiliation of her mother. However, when she is joined by a suitor, Prince Voldi (John Saxon), they both feel the influence of Peter's teachings about the word of Christ.

Cast: Howard Keel , Susan Kohner , John Saxon , Herbert Lom , Martha Hyer , Ray Stricklyn , Marian Seldes , Alexander Scourby

Director: Frank Borzage

Genres: Historical drama

Distributor: Buena Vista Distribution Co. Inc.

The Big Fisherman (1959)

Release Date: August 4th, 1959|3 hr. min.

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