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The robe

Lloyd C. Douglas

The robe

by Lloyd C. Douglas

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Published by The Reprint Society in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This ed. published by arrangement with Peter Davies.

StatementLloyd C. Douglas.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16024420M

  An introduction to the people, places, and time period of The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas.   I WAS in eighth grade, 14 years old, when I read Lloyd C. Douglas's novel ''The Robe,'' a story about the Roman officer who crucified Jesus and won his seamless robe in a toss of the dice.

About this Item: Peoples Book Club, Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Book Club Edition. A Biblical epic, a drunk and disillusioned Roman wins Jesus robe in a dice game after the crucifixion. book in good shape. Seller Inventory # ABE More information about this seller | Contact this seller This religious influence is also clear throughout his work, written largely after his retirement from the pulpit. Douglas's four most popular works are Magnificent Obsession, The Robe, White Banners, and The Big Fisherman, all of which were successful upon publication and were eventually adapted for film. Douglas died in at the age of

  A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set against the vividly limned background of ancient Rome. Here is a timeless story of adventure, faith, and romance, a tale of spiritual longing and ultimate redemption.5/5(4). The Robe is yet another biblical epic from Hollywood in the s. It has the distinction of being the very first movie released in the widescreen format known as CinemaScope. Although How to Marry a Millionaire was actually the first completed movie shot in this format, it didn't hit theaters until November of , while The Robe premiered in September of that year.


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The Robe is an enduring classic which I thankfully had found a paperback copy with corresponding pages to the E-edition. The story itself is again The robe book different from the movie but has wonderful character development. The movie despite Richard Burton and Jean Simmons pales in comparison to this wonderfully written book/5().

The Robe goes to the core of Christianity. It is probably the most biblical-inspired book you're going to find next to the Bible itself. It is probably the most biblical-inspired book /5.

A Roman soldier, Marcellus, wins Christ's robe as a gambling prize. He then sets forth on a quest to find the truth about the Nazarene's robe-a quest that reaches to the very roots and heart of Christianity and is set against the vividly limned background of ancient Rome/5(52).

The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas is an historical novel published in It is the story of the crucifixion of Jesus and was one of the bestselling books of the s, spending almost a full year at the top of the New York Times book list. The Robe Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

This study guide contains the following sections: This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas. The Robe is a story about what happens to the Roman who wins the robe of Jesus at his crucifixion. It is The robe book book of historical fiction which intertwines fictional and non-fictional characters.

The Robe is a Christian novel by Lloyd Douglas, a Lutheran minister and writer. The Robe follows the story of Marcellus, an officer of the Roman army who participates in the crucifixion of.

The often forgotten Biblical tale, The Robe is a "sequel" to the Passion and Richard Burton proves that he can easily out-Heston Heston in the story of a redeemed man. John B Super Reviewer See 33%. The Robe is a American Biblical epic film that tells the story of a Roman military tribune who commands the unit that is responsible for the Crucifixion of Jesus.

The film was released by 20th Century Fox and was the first film released in the widescreen process CinemaScope. Like other early CinemaScope films, The Robe was shot with Henri Chrétien's original Hypergonar anamorphic lenses.

Music by: Alfred Newman. Novel about the robe of Jesus Christ Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Lloyd C.

Douglas’s most popular book is The Robe. Lloyd C. Douglas has 32 books on Goodreads with ratings. Lloyd C. Douglas’s most popular book is The Robe.

The Robe, Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, CHAPTER I Because she was only fifteen and busy with her growing up, Lucia's periods of reflection were brief and infrequent; but this morning she felt weighted with responsibility. The Robe Free pdf books from Bookyards, one of the world's first online libraries to offer ebooks to be downloaded for free.

There were two main reasons for this: a) The Robe is just plain easier reading and not quite as deep as Ben Hur, and b) this book contains what I feel is a much more accurate portrayal of Jesus (Wallace feminized Him in Ben Hur).

The Robe is a historical novel about the Crucifixion written by Lloyd C. Douglas. The book was one of the best-selling titles of the s.

It entered the New York Times Best Seller list in Octoberand four weeks later rose to No. It held the position for nearly a year.

After reading The Robe, I think i understand. The novel is much richer and more complex than the movie. Hollywood as usual "improved" the novel in turning it into a movie. The movie was good, but read the book. Get a better understanding of why The Christian faith triumphed over the Roman Empire/5().

Free PDF Download Books by. Historically important as the first CinemaScope feature film, 20th Century-Fox's The Robe is fine dramatic entertainment in its own right. Based on the best-selling novel. The Robe by Lloyd C. Douglas Lesson Plans, Teaching Guides, & more.

Advertisement. Resources for Teachers: Lesson Plan. The Robe (BookRags Lesson Plan) (BookRags) pages; Web Page(s) from BookRags. Test or Quiz. More Great Books: Synopses, Quizzes, and Tests (Walch) pages; Author: Bonnie Helms; Bonnie A. Helms. Print from Walch. Add one of the greatest biblical epics ever filmed to your collection.

Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture, this inspiring story stars Richard Burton as Marcellus Gallio, a Roman centurion whose life is forever changed when he wins Christ's robe in a gambling game at the foot of the cross.

Approx. l Features:Introduction by Martin Scorsese Commentary with 5/5(4). The Robe Summary. Marcellus is the only son of Cornelius Gallio and her husband, a senator, and brother of Lucia. Lucia recounts the fact that her father spoke harshly against a local official, Gaius.

Immediately after, Marcellus laughs openly at a long-winded ode to Gaius. Gallio won Christ’s robe as a gambling prize after the crucifixion. The story follows Gallio and his Greek slave, Demetrius, and how the robe effected their lives.

The book is long which allows Douglas to build his characters in a large landscape. The book is set in the first Century Rome and Judea. This is a great old fashioned historical novel. In this biblical epic, a drunk and disillusioned Roman, Marcellus Gallio (Richard Burton), wins Jesus' robe in a dice game after the crucifixion.

Marcellus has never been a man of faith like his slave, Demetrius (Victor Mature), but when Demetrius escapes with the robe, Marcellus experiences disturbing visions and feels guilty for his actions%(6K). His book The Robe was the #1 best seller for 10 years in a row in the 's right behind the Bible.

His life is just as inspiring as his novels. After finishing this novel he soon became ill, but knew that God wanted him to write another novel/5(6).