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Photographs of
Latter-day Saint Filmmakers



(These are authors of books and stories which have been adapted for film. The book's title is given where it is different from movie title.)

Blaine Yorgason
Windwalker (1980)
The Thanksgiving Promise (1986; TV)
    Book : Chester, I Love You

Raymond F. Jones
Book: This Island Earth
This Island Earth (1955)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)

Jack Weyland
Charly (2002)
The Award (1985; V)
The Phone Call (1977; V)

John H. Groberg
Book: In the Eye of the Storm
The Other Side of Heaven (2001)

Robert Farrell Smith:
Baptists at Our Barbecue (2004)

Gerald N. Lund:
Pillar of Light: The Work and the Glory (2004)

Zenna Henderson:
Book: Pilgrimage: The Book of the People
Book: The People: No Different Flesh
The People (1972; TV)

James C. Christensen
Book: Voyage of the Basset
Voyage of the Unicorn (2001; TV)

Anne Perry
The Cater Street Hangman (1998; TV)

Herbert Harker
Goldenrod (1976)

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
A Midwife's Tale (1996; PBS)

Richard Paul Evans
Timepiece (1996; TV)
The Christmas Box (1995; TV)

Sheldon Rampton
Book: Weapons of Mass Deception: The Uses of Propaganda in Bush's War on Iraq
WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception (2004)

Richard M. Siddoway
The Christmas Wish (1998; CBS)

Hartt Wixom and Judene Wixom
Book: When Angels Intervene
To Save the Children (1994; CBS)

Douglas and Donlu Thayer
Book: Greg & Kellie
Only Once (1998; V)

Brent Yorgason
Chester, I Love You
The Thanksgiving Promise (1986; TV)

Lael Littke
Seasons of the Heart (1993; V)

Olive Osmond
Side by Side: The True Story of the Osmond Family (1982; TV)

Robert C. Freeman
Saints at War (2001; PBS)

Dennis A. Wright
Saints at War (2001; PBS)

Darl Larsen
The Snell Show (2002; s)

James LeVoy Sorenson
Book: Finding True Balance
Balance (2002; sd)

J.U. Giesy (John Ulrich Giesy)
Playing with Fire (1921)
Pink Tights (1920)
The Kaiser's Shadow (1918)
The Cabaret (1918)
Eyes of Mystery (1918)
The Matrimaniac (1916)

Travis Walton
Fire in the Sky (1993)

Walter Kirn
Thumbsucker (2005)

Judith Freeman
Book: Set For Life
The Gift of Love (1994; TV)

Virginia Sorenson
Book: On This Star
A Loss of Innocence (1996; TV)

Jack Dempsey
Dempsey (1983; TV; based on autobiography)

John D. Fitzgerald
The Great Brain (1978)

Vardis Fisher
Book: Mountain Man
Jeremiah Johnson (1972)

Book: Children of God
Brigham Young - Frontiersman (1940)

Bernard De Voto
Across the Wide Missouri (1951)