And Her Name Was Mary

And Her Name Was Mary

Broadcast: 30th November 1947
Starring: Various
Added: Dec 05 2004
“And Her Name Was Mary” was the first of The Greatest Story Ever Told Christmas season dramas of 1947 about the birth of Jesus. Galilee is north of Jerusalem by some fifty miles and in Galilee is Nazareth a small town no different from other towns in that country which suffered under the Roman tyranny. And in Nazareth lived a carpenter, a good man, kindly, an honest craftsman yet more for he was descended of kings. In his veins flowed the blood of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. A prince of the house of David he was and though destined to play a great role in the dramatic roles of Bethlehem he was unmindful of it as he worked one day in his carpenter shop…