G | | Adventure, Drama, History
When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
The production cost MGM a massive fifteen million dollars, and was a gamble by the studio to save itself from bankruptcy. The gamble paid off, with the film earning 75 million dollars.
As Pontius Pilate comes out to watch the chariot race and takes his seat, a Roman officer behind him calls out orders to to his men, but no sound is heard from the officer.
The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lion is shown in a still-frame to appear looking peaceful at the beginning rather than roaring.
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