Motion pictures -- Religious aspects.
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: CN 211
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Maxwell A. Kerr (1912-1997) in which he discusses his early life, conversion, C. O. Baptista (his work, personality, and family), technical problem-solving and innovations, his career after Baptista Films, and his assessment of the Christian film industry. Other topics discussed include Kerr's conversion, impressions of Carl McIntire, and expriences while a professor at Wheaton College. The time period covered by the interviews is roughly 1935 to 1982....
Dates: Created: 1982
Identifier: CN 308
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Harvey W. Marks in which he describes his career as a pastor and work in Christian film distribution beginning in 1945; the development of Christian film-making and involvement with film pioneers such as C. O. Baptista and James Frederick; Walt Disney's production facilities; and film production workshops at Green Lake, Wisconsin. Includes discussion of church use of films and the effects of television on the Christian film industry.Also included is a...
Dates: Created: 1954-1985
Identifier: SCN 105
Scope and Contents This collection contains a brochure, circa 1950, advertising an AAJM film entitled Three Minutes to Twelve. The movie addresses the place of the Jewish people in New Testament prophecy and the creation of the nation of Israel as part of the fulfillment of that prophecy.
Dates: Created: 1950