Rare Christian Movies from Cathedral Films

I Beheld His Glory

This movie tells about the time period immediately following the crucifixion of Christ. Cornelius, a Roman centurion, retells in flashback sequence the story of Jesus and his witness to the crucifixion.

Voice in the Wilderness

The story of John the Baptist dramatizes his birth, early life, preaching, first meeting with jesus Christ, imprisonment and death.

The Two Kingdoms

Story set in postwar Germany, where the thunder of bombs has been followed by the clash of ideas with the Christian ideal in the center of the struggle.

We Too Receive

The real life story of a world war two pilot who was shot down in the pacific and rescued by a converted native.

No Greater Power

The story of Zaccheus, a wealthy tax collector in Jericho, who uses his power to further selfish ends. His life changes forever when Jesus comes to supper.

Tongues of Fire

The true story of the mission to Hawaii that introduced Christianity to the islands and of Queen Kapiolani who defied pagan superstition and challenged the goddess Pele at Kilauea.

Beyond a Doubt

In the days after the crucifixion of Jesus, the disciple Thomas feels great guilt as he doubts that Jesus will rise again, despite reports from the other disciples.

The Great Commandment

First sound feature film about the life of Jesus Christ. The young leader of the Jewish Zealots hears Jesus preach and suspects that He might be the prophesied Messiah.

Star of Bethlehem

The Nativity story is beautifully narrated from the Gospels and is told using the silhouette animation style of Lotte Reiniger.

Unfaithful Servant

A servant who borrows from his king for an illicit slave trade deal can not repay the loan, but is forgiven by the kindly king. However, the servant is not so kind to one who owes him money.

Indian American

Hugh Beaumont is a missionary on an Indian Reservation who encounters a slick real estate swindler that has been buying up land from the Indians at cheap prices.

Journey Into Faith

High priest Caiaphas stirs the Sanhedrin to act against the rising popularity of Jesus. He orders sheep merchant Cleopas, a secret follower of Jesus, to appear at the Temple.

Featured Bible Videos

The Living Christ Series

"The Living Christ Series" by Cathedral Films is a 12 part Bible movie that tells the complete Gospel story of the life and death of Jesus Christ. Filmed in color between 1951 and 1957, the series begins with the Old Testament prophesies of Isaiah and Christ's coming, and then faithfully dramatizes the birth, ministry, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Produced by the Rev. James K. Friedrich. Directed by John T. Coyle.

The Life of St. Paul Series

One of the crowning achievements of Cathedral Films was the critically acclaimed 12-part series "Life of St. Paul" produced between 1949 and 1951. Each exquisitely produced half-hour episode is grounded in the historical accounts of the apostle's life and missionary work. Produced by the Rev. James K. Friedrich. Directed by John T. Coyle.

Missionary Documentary Films

Empty Shoes

Excellent docu-drama about 18th century shoemaker and Baptist minister William Carey who journeyed to India in 1793 to spread the Gospel and fulfill "The Great Commission."

My Name is Han

A Chinese farmer, devastated by the war, returns home with his family to face poverty and grave problems. He is helped by his Christian wife, neighbors and the agricultural mission.

A Christian in Communist China

A defiant Chinese Christian pastor, who has been conducting secret religious services in Communist China, is discovered and tortured. He escapes and fears for his people.

Korea: Crossroads of World Destiny

Compelling documentary snapshot of the social, humanitarian and political conditions in 1953 war-torn Korea, all told from the perspective of Christians who served.

Decisive Journey

A young Christian man in India accepts Christ and comes into conflict with the pagan beliefs of his stern father.

Three Mothers and Four Fathers

True story of Li Po, a 9-year-old Chinese orphan boy who has had three sets of parents. When he is caught stealing, a missionary with a local orphanage intervenes.