Includes seven collections from the Gospel Films Archive: Family Films, Missions Collection, Cathedral Films, Loyola Films, Christopher Films, The Easter Collection, The Children's Collection, and The Christmas Collection.
In 1946 Loyola University commissioned veteran B-movie filmmaker John T. Coyle to assemble a pool of accomplished Hollywood actors and technicians to produce a series of 16 mini-movies based on Biblical scripture. These inspired films have long been considered lost. Gospel Films Archive has uncovered eight Loyola Films thus far.
James Friedrich, founder of Cathedral Films, was inspired to make films that would minister to the church. In 1936 Friedrich moved to Hollywood and met the talent that would become his collaborative team for many years, including veteran Hollywood director Irving Pichel. The Gospel Films Archive is a multi-volume collection of rare and vintage Christian movies produced in the 20th century by independent Christian producers as well as major Hollywood studios. These vintage movies demonstrate how the Christian message was communicated to 20th century audiences.
The Gospel Films Archive is a multi-volume collection of rare and vintage Christian dramas and documentaries produced throughout the 20th century by independent Christian producers as well as major Hollywood studios. In 1945 Father James Keller, M.M., established a non-denominational Christian organization called The Christophers to be a positive influence and pro-active force in the post-war world. The Christopher Films were intended to foster political honesty, business integrity, and compassion for the sick and the poor, and to be generally relevant to all faiths.
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.
5 classic Christian films for children of all ages.
A collection of heartwarming Christmas films from a bygone era.
The greatest events from The Bible come to life in The Bible Stories, a series of full-length films presenting powerful and moving tales of faith and glory. This special 12-disc set is an outstanding collection of faithfully rendered tales lifted directly from the scriptures. Also included is the individual DVD of The Apocalypse.
Set in the days immediately following the crucifixion, a Roman centurion tells the story of Christ’s last days on earth from his unique perspective. This hardened soldier’s life was forever changed when he beheld the glory of the risen Christ.
The story of how the Gospel of John changed the course of history for a tribe of headhunters. This is the story of Rochunga's personal pilgrimage. It is an unforgettable saga of his dedication to a vision and of the Lord's direction in his life. Filmed in India, Hawaii, Scotland and America, this beautiful film will be enjoyed by the entire family.
SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY EDITION A TWO-DVD SET! Featuring "The Cross and the Switchblade" and "Run Baby Run"
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.
In the 1850s, a young boy and his family on their way West become stranded in the Rockies. With the help of a local mountain man, a Sioux medicine man, and a legendary bear known as “Walking Thunder,” the boy learns to become a man, and his family’s survival is secured. Brian Keith narrates this family western adventure.
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story shows how she served New York's poor and became a voice for the voiceless. The film shows Dorothy’s struggle as she establishes the Catholic Worker movement and commits herself to a lifetime of peacemaking, battling for justice, and hands-on service to the poor.
A re-release of the J. Arthur Rank historical classic made in 1954. This cinema drama follows the life of John Wesley from when he was saved out of a burning house as a child and thereby marked for life as a "brand from the burning." His Oxford days, a disastrous mission to America, his decisive Aldersgate experience, his bringing the Gospel into the daily lives of alienated masses, the founding of Methodism, and his astounding role in raising the moral and religious climate in 18th century England, and much more are set forth with careful dependence on the historical sources.