This gripping drama depicts the historical account of King Henry II and Thomas Becket, his closest confidant and advisor. Becket finds himself moved towards an uncompromising devotion to God, a rival with whom Henry II cannot compete. The king becomes obsessed with the changed Becket, which results in ultimate tragedy.
Tolkien scholar Joseph Pearce guides you on an extensive tour of the Catholic themes found in The Hobbit in this EWTN original production. This program takes you far beyond the surface of this classic tale's plot and delves deep into a symbolic journey that truly finds the middle ground between Middle Earth and the Catholic Faith.
Join Ben (Lorne Greene), Adam (Pernell Roberts), Hoss (Dan Blocker), and Little Joe (Michael Landon) as they rewrite the book on the western genre. This 4-disc set includes 32 episodes plus a bonus episode of the classic TV western, Wagon Train and a bonus documentary with behind-the-scenes stories.
The true story of a special relationship between two pro football players, Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams) and Brian Piccolo (James Caan), who first made news as the NFL’s first interracial roommates. Piccolo’s heroic fight against cancer and the constant support and friendship of Sayers make this a moving and unforgettable film.
The Academy Award-winning musical about Tevye, a poor Jewish milkman in a Czarist-era Russian village whose life is filled with joy and sadness but always buoyed by the human spirit and his faith in God. Struggling in a time of political flux to find husbands for his three dowry-less daughters, Tevye faces life's challenges with a love of life, devotion to his family, and eternal hope.
In this Hollywood version of the life of Jesus Christ, internationally acclaimed actor Max Von Sydow gives the performance of a lifetime, revealing the anguish and glory of Jesus. He is supported by an all-star cast including Charlton Heston, Jose Ferrer, Telly Savalas and many others.
Frontier lawman Wyatt Earp (Lancaster) joins his three brothers in their feud against the villainous Clanton gang, a local clan of cattle thieves in Tombstone, Arizona . When Earp defends the sickly gambler John "Doc" Holliday (Douglas) and puts a stop to the Clanton's lawlessness, the ruthless outlaws seek revenge and murder one of Earp's brothers. This leads the men into the most devastating showdown in Wild West History! Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is a timeless, cinematic tale of good versus evil.
The story of one family's dreams, struggles and triumphs, a sixty-year-old man reminisces about the disintegration of his closely-knit family, while capturing the sentiments and issues of their time. Actors: Walter Pidgeon, Maureen O'Hara, Donald Crisp, Anna Lee, Roddy McDowall
Always in a bind, Huckleberry Finn has learned to think on his feet. When his drunken father kidnaps him, Huck fakes his own death and escapes down the wild Mississippi. While on the run, Huck teams up with his old friend, Jim, a slave headed to free territory. Together they encounter every kind of adventure imaginable—from a hoax involving a pair of lying crooks, to hunters looking for the runaway Jim, and even a dangerous escapade with Huckleberry’s pal, Tom Sawyer. Starring Ron Howard, Antonio Fargas, Donny Most, Jack Elam, Merle Haggard, and Royal Dane as “Mark Twain.”
Jeffrey Hunter stars in this beautifully filmed life of Christ. Panoramic scenes of battles between Roman legions and Judean rebels contrast with the serene faith of Jesus. Includes scenes of Christ's Sermon on the Mount, His selection of the apostles, His Passion, Crucifixion and Ascension. The life of Christ with simplicity, taste and reverence.
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.
The Legend of the Three Trees is a timeless retelling of the classic folk tale of three distinct trees, each with its own hopes, dreams and aspirations. We follow a beautiful olive tree blossoming in the valley, a knotty oak tree clinging to the shore and a strong pine standing high on the mountainside. They each dreamed of becoming great - perhaps a majestic treasure chest, or a magnificent sailing ship or maybe the tallest tree in the forest.
Victor Hugo's stirring novel of redemption and revolution is brought to life in this theatrical version. Liam Neeson stars as Jean Valjean, a heartless convict who is transformed by a single act of mercy. Uma Thurman is Fantine, the vulnerable prostitute who begs Valjean to raise her only child, Cosette (Claire Danes). Geoffrey Rush is an ambitious policeman determined to return Valjean to prison. A compelling and powerful human drama.
Fall in love again with the classic TV series that celebrates family, faith, and the human spirit, and enjoy the nine-season saga with vividly restored picture and sound.