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Author Lindvall, Terry.

Title Celluloid sermons : the emergence of the Christian film industry, 1930-1986 / Terry Lindvall and Andrew Quicke
Published New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, ©2011


Description 1 online resource (xvii, 270 pages) : illustrations
Contents God talks -- Evangelical film auteurs -- Methodist and ecumenical films -- Reformed and dissenting images -- The studio era of Christian films -- The master filmmakers -- Mark IV and apocalyptic film -- Global film evangelism -- Conclusion: a modest renaissance before the end
Summary Christian filmmaking, done outside of the corporate Hollywood industry and produced for Christian churches, affected a significant audience of church people. Protestant denominations and individuals believed that they could preach and teach more effectively through the mass medium of film. Although suspicion toward the film industry marked many conservatives during the early 1930s, many Christian leaders came to believe in the power of technology to convert or to morally instruct people. Thus the growth of a Christian film industry was an extension of the Protestant tradition of preaching, wit
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-262) and index
Notes English
Print version record
SUBJECT Filmproduktion Firma gnd
Universidad Sergio Arboleda gnd
Bibel Philemonbrief gnd
Subject Christian films -- United States -- History and criticism
Motion picture industry -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Motion pictures -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Motion pictures in Christian education.
Christianity in motion pictures.
ART -- Film & Video.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Christian films
Christianity in motion pictures
Motion picture industry
Motion pictures in Christian education
Motion pictures -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Religiöser Film
United States
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Quicke, Andrew.
LC no. 2011018456
ISBN 9780814753255