Premiere of film King of Kings in USA.
United States of America (USA).
Title reads 'King of Kings Impressive Premiere on Two Coasts'.
GV. Broadway, New York, at night, pan to flashing neon "King of Kings" outside the new Loews State Theatre. GV. Front of theatre. GV. Hollywood Boulevard at night, pan to front of film theatre showing illuminated sign "King of Kings". GV. Exterior of theatre, crowd looking on, waiting for stars. MS. Pan as Carroll Baker and husband gets out of car and walks into foyer. President of MGM Joseph Vogel and his wife arriving. Executives of the theatre Laurence and Preston (Bob) Tisch arriving. Press taking photographs. MS. Brigid Bazlen and her mother Maggie Daley arriving and posing for press. MS. Photo of Bazlen in her film role of Salome. LS. & MS. Film star Rita Gam arriving with a man. MS. Photo of Rita Gam in film role of Herodias. MS. Ron Randell shaking hands with Eric Johnston. GV. Theatre illuminated at night with cars arriving and crowd outside.
LS. Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, at night with theatre showing illuminated sign reading 'King of Kings - premiere is held in both, West and East coast. Several shots inside the theatre decorated with large close up shots of the stars of the film. MS. Film star Jeffrey Hunter and wife entering theatre. CU. Photo of Jeffrey Hunter in role of Jesus Christ. Nicholas Ray, the director, smiling. LS. Illuminated sign outside the theatre.
Date found in the old record - 19/10/1961.