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The Living World

(MIFF 1954, Religious Films)

Director: Rev. Hamilton Aikin

This is a good example of a religious promotional film. There is nothing spectacular about it: no highly paid artist,' acted parts, and no elaborate sets were used in its production. But the film command; the interest and grips the attention of every body who has viewed it.

The Bible, how it came to be written and printed in over a thousand different languages, is the theme. It was photographed by the Rev. Hamilton Aikin in Palestine, New Hebrides, United Kingdom and America, and Central Australia. li has been received enthusiastically and h enjoying big audiences in Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Singapore, It b also to be screened in London this year m part of the British and Foreign Bible Society's centenary celebrations.

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