The Great Commandment (1939)
1h 18min · Drama · 2 October 1939
The Great Commandment is a Christian film directed by Irving Pichel, which portrays the conversion to Christianity of a young Zealot, Joel, and the Roman soldier Longinus through the teachings of Jesus in his Parable of the Good Samaritan. It was co-produced by Rev. James K. Friedrich and released by Cathedral Films in 1939. Its theatrical release was in 1941 by Twentieth Century Fox.
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Director(s): Irving PichelCast: John Beal, Albert Dekker, Maurice Moscovitch