Enjoy this collection of short subjects starring favorites from the big screen, the small screen, and radio!
You Can Change the World (1950): Jack Benny and his valet, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, invite a who's who of Hollywood luminaries to hear the good word of Father James Keller, founder of the religious group The Christophers. The guests include Loretta Young, William Holden, Irene Dunne, Ann Blyth, Paul Douglas, Bing Crosby, and (by telephone) Bob Hope. The Christophers' goal is to use movies and TV to inspire young people to change the world for the better and combat the growing spread of Communism. By film's end, Father Keller is regaling the enraptured stars with the story of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
Let George Do It (1952): A regular episode of The Christophers series, "Let George Do It" features beloved TV dads Danny Thomas and Robert Young learning about the dangers of political corruption from Father Keller. Dennis Day sings "God Bless America."
On The Right Side (1949): Ann Savage must turn her addicted husband away from a life of gambling in this Christian parable made in New York.
Family Affair (1952): Iconic "tough guy" actor Steve McQueen plays a love-struck sailor desperately trying to get his girl on the phone in this rare color film. Co-starring J. Pat O'Malley, this short subject was produced by Bell Telephone in an attempt to emphasize the importance of having multiple phones in the house.
Shopping Around (1954): William Frawley plays a beleaguered salesman who learns "the human touch" in this promotional film for Chevrolet auto dealers.
PLUS: Rare Commercials and Public Service Announcements with Bette Davis, Shirley Temple, Spanky McFarland, & Joan Crawford!