Francis of Assisi (1961)

Dublin Core

Title

Francis of Assisi (1961)

Subject

Crusades
Religious Orders

Description

The life and times of St. Francis of Assisi, including his founding of the Franciscan Order, friendship with St. Clare, travels to Egypt, receiving the stigmata, and death in 1226.

Creator

Esther Cuenca

Date

July 12, 1961

Rights

Twentieth Century Fox

Relation

See Film Project for longer review

Language

English

Type

Drama
Biopic [feature]
Hagiography
Religious Epic

Identifier

Based on the novel by Louis de Wohl, The Joyful Beggar: A Novel of St. Francis of Assisi (1958)

Coverage

Italy
Assisi
Holy Land
Egypt
High Middle Ages (c. 1000-1300)
13th Century
c. 1212 - 1226

Moving Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Feature Film

Duration

106 minutes

Producer

Plato A. Skouras

Director

Michael Curtiz

Files

francis-of-assisi-movie-poster-1961-1020254175.jpg

Citation

Esther Cuenca, “Francis of Assisi (1961),” Medieval Hollywood, accessed June 25, 2019, http://medievalhollywood.ace.fordham.edu/items/show/18.