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Author Humphries-Brooks, Stephenson.

Title Cinematic savior : Hollywood's making of the American Christ / Stephenson Humphries-Brooks.

Published Westport, Conn. : Praeger Publishers, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.43651 HUMP    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 159 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [145]-147) and index.
Includes filmography: pages [143]-144.
Contents 1. Love and betrayal : Magdalene, Judas, and Jesus -- 2. I was a teenage Jesus in Cold War America : king of kings, 1961 -- 3. The greatest story ever told : suburban Jesus and the mortgaged gospel -- 4. Jesus Christ superstar : the cinematic savior as alienated hero -- 5. Jesus of Nazareth : the contribution of television -- 6. The last temptation of Christ : the psychological problem of God in a body -- 7. How Jesus got a gun -- 8. The passion of the Christ : Jesus as action hero -- Conclusion : where does Jesus lead us?
Other formats Also available on the internet.
Subject Jesus Christ -- In motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- United States.
Local subject Internet access
Standard Number 9780275984892
ISBN 0275984893 (alk. paper)