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The Silver Chalice

1954 Rated NR 2hr 14m

After he's sold into slavery by his villainous uncle, Greek sculptor Basil (Paul Newman, in his big-screen debut) is forced to fashion a silver chalice intended to hold the cup Christ used during the Last Supper. Loosely based on Thomas B. Costain's novel of the same name, this costume epic also stars Jack Palance as Simon the Magician, Lorne Greene as Saint Peter and Virginia Mayo as the seductive Helena.

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Movie Details

1955 Academy Award®
  • Best Cinematography Color nominee
  • Best Music Score nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.