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World Wide Pictures

1952

Following his 1951 production of ‘Mr Texas’, an evangelistic movie, Graham recognised film as a tool for spreading the gospel, and in 1952 the BGEA established its motion picture division World Wide Pictures, which produced over 130 films before 2000.

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Billy Graham

William Franklin Graham was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became well-known internationally in the late 1940s. One of his biographers has placed him “among the most influential Christian leaders” of the 20th century. As a preacher, he held large indoor and outdoor rallies with…

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