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Author: Howard SmithSarah KernochanMarjoe GortnerLawrence SilkMax PalevskyAll authors
Publisher: New York : Docurama : Distributed by New Video Group, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A documentary on Marjoe Gortner, who was trained by his holy roller parents to hustle for Jesus and began preaching on the evangelical circuit when he was three years old. Follows Marjoe during his last months of rock-style preaching before his retirement at 28, and includes his comments on life as a con-man and the ethics of his colleagues in the religion business.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Biography
Interviews
Case studies
Named Person: Marjoe Gortner
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Smith; Sarah Kernochan; Marjoe Gortner; Lawrence Silk; Max Palevsky; Cinema 10.; Docurama (Firm); New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767087887 9780767087889
OCLC Number: 191914484
Notes: Originally part of a set that included the documentary: Thoth.
DVD release of the 1972 documentary.
Special features: filmmaker biographies.
Credits: Executive producer, Max Palevsky ; editor, Larry Silk ; camera, Ed Lynch [and others].
Performer(s): Marjoe Gortner.
Awards: Academy Awards, USA, 1972: Oscar - Best Documentary, Features (Howard Smith, Sarah Kernochan).
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Region 1 ; Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.
Responsibility: Cinema 10 ; produced and directed by Howard Smith and Sarah Kernochan.

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A documentary on Marjoe Gortner, who was trained by his holy roller parents to hustle for Jesus and began preaching on the evangelical circuit when he was three years old. Follows Marjoe during his last months of rock-style preaching before his retirement at 28, and includes his comments on life as a con-man and the ethics of his colleagues in the religion business.

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