Based on Henry van Dyke's classic, The Story of the Other Wise Man, this fictional story set in Biblical times is told in gently comic terms. A Magi named Artaban (Martin Sheen) sees a sign in the heavens that he hopes will lead him and his faithful servant to the Messiah. Artaban takes with him three precious gifts to present to the Messiah. For 33 years Artaban pursues Jesus, only to miss Him at every turn.
Gospel Films Archive proudly presents a festival of four rare classic short films that celebrate the spirit of Easter as manifested by Christ's Crucifixion and Resurrection.
A collection of heartwarming Christmas films from a bygone era.
Newly-hired waitress, Megan, gets a taste of customer service when three elderly men walk into the restaurant one Wednesday morning. Crotchety, persnickety and eccentric, the three men give Megan a run for her money. In spite of initial impressions and the snide remarks of Martha, her co-waitress, Megan rolls up her sleeves and endeavors to be the best server possible for her three regular customers, and a slow but warm friendship blossoms.
For centuries Christians have been declaring that Jesus is the Son of God. It’s a bold statement—and one that bears questioning. When did all this begin? How could men and women, who believed in one God, think that God had a Son? What does ‘Son of God’ actually mean? Did Jesus himself have anything to say on the matter? Filmed in Turkey and the UK, Luke Waldock asks questions and presents answers to these searching questions. Jesus, Son of God? sets out on a journey to discover when, where and how this vital Christian belief originated.
See Shirley Temple in her first color feature, The Little Princess (1939). DVD includes three of Shirley's early shorts: Dona's Dunking Donuts (1933), Merrily Yours (1933), and Pardon My Pups (1934).
When an Indian boy, Frankie, becomes separated from his family, he is taken in by a rancher who shares his love of horses with Frankie and sees that he attends school. But when Frankie is accused of theft, he must battle prejudice in the white community with the aid of the rancher and his school teacher.
Films include The Streets of New York (1939), also known as The Abe Lincoln of 9th Avenue. Then he brings a famous literary character to life in Peck's Bad Boy (1934). Then watch Jackie Blush with puppy love for teacher Miss Crabtree in the Our Gang short School's Out (1930).
Roy Rogers and his wife Dale Evans entertain in two of their films: Bells of San Angelo (1947, color) and Bells of Rosarita (1945). DVD includes a rare episode of The Roy Rogers Show and Roy leads the audience in The Cowboy's Prayer.
This is the wildly popular Western series about a patriotic Nevada rancher and his three spirited sons... With its value-driven themes and a cast headed by Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Pernell Roberts and Dan Blocker, NBC's Bonanza was a hit television series that dominated the ratings during the Sixties. Volume 1 features 8 episodes.
These are the Western adventure stories of the Cartwright family: father Ben (Lorne Greene), eldest son Adam (Pernell Roberts), middle son Hoss (Dan Blocker), and youngest son Little Joe (Michael Landon). This Bonanza collection captures the classic family stories of a single father raising his sons and helping his neighbors in another 8 episodes.
Academy Award® winner Robert Duvall headlines this touching story of a down-and-out country singer named Mac and the young widow (Tess Harper) he meets in a small Texas town. But as their relationship blossoms, Mac’s years of hard living resurface when his music star ex-wife (Betty Buckley) appears bringing his estranged daughter (Ellen Barkin) with her. Will Mac’s painful past lead him toward an uncertain future – or will he find a way to move past his sorrow and start a fresh new life?
This 2-DVD Collector's Edition of Dale Evans: Beyond the Happy Trails interviews family and friends who celebrate the life of Dale Evans and Roy Rogers and their influence on American culture.
Probationary angel Jonathan Smith (Michael Landon) still hasn't earned his wings by the time Highway to Heaven enters its third season, but that does not stay him from his earthly mission to perform good deeds and straighten out the problems of troubled mortals.
Ian worries that his summer vacation at Grandma's will be totally lame—even with his spirited dog Bentley with him. When the cute tomboy living next door to Grandma Mimi befriends him, the adventures begin, for there is a dark and haunted mansion in which the reclusive Franklin Lyle lives. Suspense builds as the kids meet Jimmy Murano and his devious lawyer who are trying to force Franklin off the property. Can Ian and Jules solve the mystery of who owns the house...really? Stars Ernest Borgnine, Jason Harvey, Jeffrey Sharmat, Stephanie Sawyer, and Eileen Brennan.
Oh Little Town of Bethlehem — Take a visit to Bethlehem - a very special place 2,000 years ago and is still remembered as such today as thousands of people visit every year at Christmas (9 minutes). The Christmas Tree — This brief program explores the origins and traditions of this universal symbol of Christmas. (9 minutes). Also included in this DVD are six animated Bible stories.
Don't Forget the Baby Jesus — This brief program explores just a couple of the ways we remember Jesus' birth: through Nativity sets and Nativity plays. (7 minutes). The First Christmas — This brief program tells the Christmas story through narrated drama. (17 minutes). Also included on this DVD are six animated Bible stories.
In a land torn by hatred and injustice, James Earl Jones and Richard Harris are two fathers—one a man of peace, the other a man of power and privilege—whose lives seem destined for a violent collision. but instead, in the wake of a tragic killing, these extraordinary men form an unlikely union...and together find the kind of understanding that could heal a nation! Based on the acclaimed novel by Alan Paton. Rated PG-13.
HOOVEY is the true and inspiring story of the Elliott family, who refused to surrender, instead turning to one another and their faith in the worst of circumstances, to rebuild their lives, their boy, and their dreams... together. Step by grueling step, with faith, love, and the tireless work of a mother and father to save their family, their farm, their dream, Hoovey learns to walk again. To read again. To dribble and shoot a basketball again. And yes, to dream again himself.
When a local pastor is shaken to the core by the visible faith of an old street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a faith-fueled journey that powerfully impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.