'The Bible on Film: A Checklist 1897-1980' (Richard H. Campbell and Michael R. Pitts; The Scarecrow Press, 1981)

I have greatly enjoyed, especially around Easter and Christmas, watching the Biblical epics, particularly those either by Cecil B. DeMille or from the 20's-60's--the classic era of moviedom. Thus, coming across this tome at my local university's library was only a matter of time. Hit 'Read Notes' for additional tidbits from the book...and I hope you enjoy.

The Films of the Old Testament: 1-54 + 25 below = 79 films
The Films of the New Testament: 55-142 + 46 below = 134 films
Selected TV Programs: 143-149 + 29 below = 36 films

Thus, there are 249 films mentioned in the book altogether.

Films in the book NOT (as yet) on Letterboxd are:
--1A: Belshazzar's Feast (not listed in IMDb…

Read notes
  • Samson et Dalila

    1

  • Judith and Holophernes

    2

  • Tale of the Ark

    3

  • The Life of Moses

    4

  • The Deluge

    5

  • Judith of Bethulia

    6

  • Joseph in the Land of Egypt

    7

  • The Queen of Sheba

    8

  • Samson und Delila

    9

  • Sodom and Gomorrah

    10

  • The Ten Commandments

    11

  • Moon of Israel

    12

  • Fig Leaves

    13

  • Noah's Ark

    14

  • Forgotten Commandments

    15

  • Lot in Sodom

    16

  • Good Morning, Eve!

    17

  • The Green Pastures

    18

  • The Original Sin

    19

  • Samson and Delilah

    20

  • Adam and Eve

    21

  • David and Bathsheba

    22

  • The Queen of Sheba

    23

  • Sins of Jezebel

    24

  • Slaves of Babylon

    25

  • Adam and Eve

    26

  • The Ten Commandments

    27

  • The Story of Mankind

    28

  • The Creation of the World

    29

  • David and Goliath

    30

  • Head of a Tyrant

    31

  • Noah's Ark

    32

  • Solomon and Sheba

    33

  • The Creation of Woman

    34

  • Esther and the King

    35

  • Joseph and His Brethren

    36

  • The Private Lives of Adam and Eve

    37

  • A Story of David

    38

  • The Story of Ruth

    39

  • Sodom and Gomorrah

    40

  • Adam and Eve

    41

  • Joseph the Dreamer

    42

  • The Old Testament

    43

  • Saul and David

    44

  • I grandi condottieri

    45

  • The Bible: In the Beginning...

    46

  • The Sin of Adam and Eve

    47

  • The Joys of Jezebel

    48

  • Bible!

    49

  • The Story of Jacob and Joseph

    50

  • Moses the Lawgiver

    51

  • Moses and Aaron

    52

  • In Search of Noah's Ark

    53

  • The Story of David

    54

  • The Horitz Passion Play

    55

  • The Passion Play of Oberammergau

    56

  • Christ Walking on Water

    57

  • The Wandering Jew

    58

  • The Life and Passion of Jesus Christ

    59

  • The Birth, the Life and the Death of Christ

    60

  • Ben Hur

    61

  • La Vie et la Passion de Notre Seigneur Jesus Christ

    62

  • From the Manger to the Cross

    63

  • Satan

    64

  • The Star of Bethlehem

    65

  • Quo Vadis?

    66

  • Civilization

    67

  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    68

  • Christus

    69

  • Salome

    70

  • The Great Redeemer

    71

  • Leaves from Satan's Book

    72

  • I.N.R.I. - A Film of Humanity

    73

  • Salome

    74

  • Salomé

    75

  • Der Galiläer

    76

  • Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

    77

  • Quo Vadis?

    78

  • Sparrows

    79

  • The Wanderer

    80

  • The King of Kings

    81

  • Motherhood: Life's Greatest Miracle

    82

  • Destination Unknown

    83

  • The Wandering Jew

    84

  • Behold the Man

    85

  • The Last Days of Pompeii

    86

  • The Passing of the Third Floor Back

    87

  • Strange Cargo

    88

  • The Great Commandment

    89

  • The Lawton Story

    90

  • The Fallen Star

    91

  • Quo Vadis

    92

  • Behold the Man!

    93

  • I Beheld His Glory

    94

  • St. Matthew Passion

    95

  • The Robe

    96

  • Salome

    97

  • Day of Triumph

    98

  • Demetrius and the Gladiators

    99

  • The Miracle of Marcelino

    100