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Charlton Heston Presents The Bible: Jesus of Nazareth

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There's been more ink - and blood - spilled over this man since they nailed Him to the cross than over any single human being in history. Drawing from the King James version of accounts by those - Matthew, Mark, Luke and John - who first wrote down the story, Charlton Heston hosts Jesus of Nazareth, the third volume in the acclaimed four-part series of Bible-based stories and explorations. Against important locations that include the Jordan River, the wilderness temptation area, the Mount of the Beatitudes, the Galilee and the Temple Mount, Heston tells of the Nazarene's ministry, miracles and message. It's a story of humble birth, youthful promise and intense preparation; a story of strength and compassion, of faith and prophecy…a story that would shape the world.

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  • Actors: Charlton Heston
  • Directors: Tony Westman
  • Producers: John Stronach, Gwen Field
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, Full Screen, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated:
    NR
    Not Rated
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: March 29, 2011
  • Run Time: 203 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B004GSVX62
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #220,110 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Charlton Heston Presents The Bible: Jesus of Nazareth" on IMDb

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By John R. Roach on August 6, 2003
Format: VHS Tape
This is some of Charlton Heston's finest work. Mr. Heston's premise is that before the Bible was written down it was told orally in the way of a story and passed down from generation to generation until Moses started to write the first five books down. He recreates this style of story telling. He and his son Fraser show how the Bible has influenced the arts.
He also, contrary to the other review, dramatizes the Bible stories as a one man performance in an old Roman ampitheatre in Jerusalem. In between he takes you around and shows some of Israel's greatest Judeo-Christian monuments. He traces the history of the Bible and how it came to be all the way up to the King James version of 1611. This is the 3rd in the series and if you would like to see everything from The Creation through the Life of Christ I highly recommend this thought provoking and entertaining series. Each DVD has a behind the scenes segment included, but it is the same behind the scenes on each DVD.
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Charlton Heston is to be commended for his fabulous job in "Jesus of Nazareth". He brings the story of Jesus' life on earth to life as he shows us the places where Jesus lived and taught, while interweaving the appropriate Biblical narratives. Charlton Heston's dramatic readings give this DVD a truly emotional impact. A+++
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As a long-time fan of Charlton Heston's work, I found it fascinating to see him here not exactly acting -- there are no sets or costumes --but rather speaking the words of the Bible. His talent is evident, because scripture that I have heard all my life is given a freshness of meaning by Mr. Heston's inimitable phrasing and emphasis on key points. He does to scripture what Sinatra did to song lyrics. While he remains true to the Biblical language, he makes it sound personal and conversational -- as if he had lived the events and is now telling you about his experiences. He walks among the actual sites, and you get the feeling of a good old friend taking you on a tour of the Holy Land, reminiscing about what he saw and heard there. The only reason I didn't give it a 5 was that it isn't entertaining in the usual sense -- but if you are a believer, you will be hanging on to Mr. Heston's every word, just as I was.
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These are masterful Bible readings, spoken with conviction and passion, and framed by the history that surrounded the time of Jesus, and the archeological sites that are appropriate to the Biblical passages read. Filmed in Israel, the photography is marvelous, and also included are beautiful art pieces of Jesus in the different phases of His life and ministry.

Charlton Heston's resonant voice uses the King James Bible for the text, and his actor's skills to speak the many parts; this film is inspiring either to watch, or to listen to. I often put it on as I work, and find it calming yet energizing, and full of God's spirit.

It also explains many points with clarity, for instance the specific purpose of the money-changers, and why Jesus was angered with them, which I never fully understood before.

There is something very powerful in the way this is presented, and reminds one that the origins of scripture were orally transmitted in these majestic hills and stones where Heston walks, and on the shores of the Jordan and the Sea of Galilee.

Photographed and directed by Tony Westman, and with music by Leonard Rosenman, one of the Executive Producers is Fraser Heston, Charlton's son, who directed the terrific 1989 production of Treasure Island, starring his father as Long John Silver. Total running time 49 minutes.
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I purchased this video as a Christmas gift in the hopes that it would describe the life of Jesus Christ while simultaneously showing the places in the Holy Land where events occured. The video is nothing more than Charlton Heston standing in an old Roman ampitheatre literally reading the Bible. Majority of the film shows him standing at a podium and simply speaking to the camera! There are very, very short "clips" of him driving a jeep up the "Mount of the Beatitudes", or standing in the Jordan River, or on a fishing boat in the Sea of Galilee; but these glimpses of places from the life of Jesus are very brief.
I will not be purchasing any more of "The Bible" series videos, strictly based upon what I saw in this video; I was very disappointed, and the recipient of the gift was also very disappointed. My suggestion, save your money and read the Bible!
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I love Jesus and love the bible, but this was just boring to me. It's old and outdated and lacks the true excitement that I expect from a story about the greatest man who ever walked the face of the earth.
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This film was ok as far as it went, however it was not what I was looking for. This is a sermon by Charlton Heston telling the story of Jesus of Nazareth. That is fine as long as it is what you are looking for. There was movie that came out a few years ago called "Jesus of Nazareth" which was a dramatization with actual actors playing the parts. I saw a few scenes of it during a Lenten mission at my church. It was very moving and was looking to see the whole movie.
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