A History of Christian Worship: Ancient Ways, Future Paths is a six-part series that explores centuries of worship practices, as seen through the eyes of Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox churches. From scripture, sermons and creeds to baptism and the Eucharist, from art and music to drama and media, from prayer and contemplation to service and ministry, viewers will discover the significant people and events that have shaped history and learn how modern worship practices are rooted in the earliest foundations of the Christian faith.
Newly widowed Regina finds herself being pursued through the streets of Paris by three men seeking the fortune her murdered husband had stolen from them. She meets a charming and helpful stranger, but his motives are unclear, and she doesn't know whether she can trust him. This timeless classic will keep you guessing until the very end.
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.
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).
Follow Daniel Boone as he leads thirty settlers and their families from North Carolina to Kentucky where they face menacing Indians and renegade bandits. This 1936 production stars George O’Brien as Daniel Boone.
Bruce Bennett stars as Daniel Boone, who leads settlers into Kentucky to build a new frontier. There they must battle hostile Shawnee Indians who have been persuaded by a renegade Frenchman that Boone and the settlers are there to kill them and steal their land.
What would it take to break a man who refuses to be broken — a man who knows no fear and whose total confidence was in himself? Martial arts champion Raul Ries was weaned on anger and fueled by rage — a destructive path that led him to the brink of the murder-suicide of his family and himself. But on the darkest night of his life, Someone intervened. The man who refused to show weakness faces Someone so powerful that he is finally broken and taken from...Fury to Freedom.
A collection of heartwarming Christmas films from a bygone era.
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.
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. The GFA Family Films Collection features films by Entrepreneur Sam Hersh who founded Family Films in 1946 to create spiritually driven entertainment for the entire family. Top Hollywood talent enhances these four inspired short films created between 1951 and 1961.
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.
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. The GFA Missions Collection documents the profoundly important pioneer work of individuals and organizations in missionary fields worldwide.
The made-for-television version of Johanna Spyri's family classic Heidi (Jennifer Edwards), a young orphan girl, is sent to live with her grandfather (Michael Redgrave) in the beautiful Swiss Alps. The gruff and bitter old man views Heidi at first as an ill-mannered child and an unwanted responsibility, but he soon becomes quite attached to her.
This 1952 musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale stars Lou Costello as Jack and Bud Abbott as Mr. Dinkelpuss, the greedy butcher who trades five magic beans for Jack's cow. Buddy Baer is excellent as the fearsome giant who lives in a castle in the clouds.
After the death of his father, Nicholas Nickleby (Derek Bond), and his mother (Mary Merrall) and sister (Sally Ann Howes) are cared for by his greedy uncle Ralph (Cedric Hardwicke), who accepts the duty rather unwillingly.
Seven Alone is an inspiring saga of heroism and a family’s perseverance in the rugged Old West. The death of their parents leaves these seven gallant youngsters alone and facing nearly certain death.
Four individuals tell their stories about their failed marriages, what they learned in the process of having their marriages annulled, and how they found personal healing.
The story of the notorious New York City notorious gang leader Nicky Cruz (Eric Estrada) and the skinny, Bible welding preacher, David Wilkerson (Pat Boone) is one of those rare films that has shown its unique power to connect with the deepest hopes and fears of youth around the world.
In this gripping, heart-warming contemporary version from Paulist Productions, Barnaby ekes out a bare existence juggling in the street for coins. He is broken-hearted over the death of his wife and best friend. Barnaby drifts aimlessly until he stays in a small community where he is treated kindly. As Christmas approaches, all are making special gifts for the Lord. Barnaby despairs over having nothing to offer until he discovers a most profound truth about the meaning of Christmas and giving.
Based on Tolstoy's classic story, "Where Love Is," The Visitor is the story of a cobbler named Martin and his struggle with personal tragedy. Feeling abandoned by the Lord, he is surprised by a friend from the past who assures him that an important visitor is coming. Because Martin thinks the visitor will be the Lord, he finds new strength and faith. An inspirational experience for anyone feeling lonely and abandoned.