Ward Bond, Ben Johnson, Joanne Dru
Commentary: James D’Arc (Special Collections)
- Time: 7:00 PM
- Date: Friday, November 18, 2005
- Place: HBLL Auditorium, 1st Floor; Admission is free; arrive early for seats.
About the Event
Director John Ford’s loving tribute to the Mormons is a thinly-veiled sage of the Hole-in-the-Rock Saints and their trek to San Juan River area of southern Utah. Often cited by Ford as his favorite film. Photographed entirely in Moab, Utah. Argosy Pictures/RKO. 1950. 80 mins
Man’s Search for Happiness
Bryce Chamberlain, Norma Thomas, Francis L. Urry
Commentary: Bryce Chamberlain
Landmark short film seen for many years by millions of viewers, was originally produced for the New York World’s Fair, conveying the Latter-Saint view of meaning of life.
BYU Motion Picture Studio. Technicolor. 1964. 13 mins.
The Three Witnesses
Duan Ryan, Sherwood Keith, Ron Frederickson
Noted writer Carol Lynn Pearson’s literate script has David Whitmer, in his later years, recount the miraculous events associated with the coming forth of the Book of Mormon and his testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith. A major milestone in LDS Church moviemaking.
BYU Motion Picture Studio. Color. 1968. 28 mins.
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