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Martin Luther
Directed by:
Irving Pichel

Released in the USA on May 08 of 1953, "Martin Luther" is a Biography/Drama/History film directed by Irving Pichel . Niall MacGinnis is starring, alongside John Ruddock, Pierre Lefevre, Guy Verney, Alastair Hunter and David Horne.

Who is the director of "Martin Luther":

Martin Luther was directed by Irving Pichel, an American actor, director, and producer.

Before Martin Luther, Irving Pichel had directed Santa Fe, released in 1951, Destination Moon (1950), Quicksand (1950), The Great Rupert (1950), Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid (1948), and The Miracle of the Bells (1948). Since, he directed .

What was the release date of "Martin Luther":

Martin Luther was initally released in the United States on Friday, May 08, 1953. Also released on this day were Serpent of the Nile (dir. William Castle), The Desert Rats (dir. Robert Wise), and Desert Legion (dir. Joseph Pevney). This was sixty-six (66) years ago.

It has been released on Thursday, March 04, 1954 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Martin Luther":

At the casting of Martin Luther we find Niall MacGinnis, previously seen in Knights of the Round Table (1953) and Talk of a Million (1951); John Ruddock (Ivanhoe (1952), The Secret People (1952)); Pierre Lefevre (Strike It Rich (1990)) [ more... ]

  • Ronald Adam and Niall MacGinnis, John Ruddock, David Horne, Fred Johnson also appeared together in Lust for Life, released in 1956.
  • Niall MacGinnis, David Horne, Henry Oscar and Ronald Adam also appeared together in The Day Will Dawn, released in 1942.
  • Alexander Gauge and Fred Johnson also appeared in Flesh & Blood, released in 1951.
  • Niall MacGinnis and Ronald Adam can be seen in Christopher Columbus, released in 1949.

What is the Storyline of "Martin Luther":

Narrator John Wiggin begins the film with a scholarly overview of the place and time of the life of Martin Luther. He points out that power is divided between the Emperor and the church. To set the stage for the presentation of Luther's conflict with the church of his day he states, "the church had largely forgotten the mercies of God; and, instead, it emphasized God's implacable judgments."

Since he will soon be entering the Augustinian cloister Martin Luther holds a "going away" party at a local [...]

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