• The Silver Chalice (1954)

The Silver Chalice

Release Date: 1954

DVD Release Date: February 17th, 2009

Not Yet Rated |2 hr 24 min

Plot Summary

A Greek slave trained as an artisan, Basil (Paul Newman) is on the path to a better life when his owners discover his talent for sculpting. After marrying the lovely Deborra (Pier Angeli), Basil receives an important opportunity when he is asked to cast and engrave Jesus Christ's cup from the Last Supper in silver. Meanwhile, his path crosses with that of the scheming magician Simon (Jack Palance) and his sultry assistant, Helena (Virginia Mayo), which leads to trouble.

Cast: Virginia Mayo, Paul Newman, Jack Palance, Pier Angeli, Alexander Scourby, Joseph Wiseman, E.G. Marshall, Walter Hampden

Director: Victor Saville

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Quest, Emotional, Underdog, Melodramatic, Wife, Love triangle, Rise, Deception


Nominated Music (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture)
Nominated Cinematography (Color)