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From the Manger to the Cross
Director: Sidney Olcott (Dir)
Release Date:   1913
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Cast: Robert Henderson-Bland  (Jesus, the man)
  Percy Dyer  (Jesus, as a youth)
  Gene Gauntier  (Mary)

Summary: The life of Christ is depicted in scenes including the Annunciation, the flight of Joseph and Mary into Egypt, the period of Jesus' youth, the heralding of Christ by John the Baptist, the calling of the disciples, the miracles, Christ's last days, the last supper, and his crucifixion and death. 

Distribution Company: State Rights
Production Company: Kalem Co.
Director: Sidney Olcott (Dir)
Producer: Frank J. Marion (Prod)
Writer: Gene Gauntier (Scen)

Subject Major: Jesus Christ
Subject Minor: Bethlehem (Israel)
  John, the Baptist, Saint
  Joseph, Saint
  Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint

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