The Greatest Story Ever Told
The classic and epic film The Greatest Story Ever Told from 1965 was one of the most lavish and great films in history. Director George Stevens addresses the story of Jesus' life with the Swedish star Max von Sydow starring as Jesus. Other roles include Charlton Heston as John the Baptist, Dorothy McGuire as The Virgin Mary and Sidney Poitier as Simon of Cyrene. The film was acclaimed as outstanding and hard to beat by critics and nominated for five Oscars.