The "passion play" was one of the first long films ever shown and it made a tremendous success.
The story of the beginning of the passion play is as interesting as a novel.
This is what the cleanly Oberammergau women do every week during the passion play season.
On the day before the passion play she opened her little shop.
Bands of boys carrying black flags perambulated the town, singing one of the chants of 159 the passion play.
"You have missed these last days of the passion play," she said, a shadow in her eyes.
The pageant lasted for five hours or more, and was as exhausting emotionally as the passion play is said to be.
"We have three thousand dollars from the passion play," said the Notary.
The passion play at Ober Ammergau has proved that such performances may be made dignified and devotional.
In 1830 he was a young peasant who saw the possibilities of the passion play.