Boyhood and Baptism (1951)


Starting with the return from Egypt, this episode dramatizes the home and school training of the boy Jesus, the boy at the Temple, the advent of Pontius Pilate as governor, his political problems with Caiaphas and Herod. John the Baptist is introduced and his menace to the Herodian throne is explained. The growing influence of John’s message and a vivid depiction of the baptism of Jesus is depicted.

John Alvin Joseph
Virginia Carol Claudia, Wife of Pilate
Lawrence Dobkin John The Baptist
Art Gilmore Narrator
Lowell Gilmore Pontius Pilate
Kay E. Kuter Egyptian
Crisy Larson Baby Jesus
Joseph Mell Man in Carpenter Shop
Guy Prescott Valerius Gratus
Eileen Rowe Mary the Mother
Forrest Taylor Rabbi
Peter Whitney Herod Antipas
Robert Wilson Jesus




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