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Brigham Young

Brigham Young (1940)

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Release Date: Jan 1, 1940 Wide

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Inspired by the true story of the leader of the Mormon Church, this film features Dean Jagger in the title role. The members of the Church of Latter Day Saints are subjected to religious persecution by the people of Nauvoo, Illinois, where they've settled; so under the leadership of Brigham Young, the Mormons head west, facing tremendous adversity along the way. However, a gravely ill Young has a prophetic dream in which he sees what he believes is his people's promised land, where they will be

Jul 15, 2003

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Dunderheaded junk about the beginnings of Mormonism.
December 22, 2010
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I heard Vincent Price was in this movie, so I wanted to see it, but (this isn't a spoiler) he dies in the beginning of the movie! I was so disappointed. Then, this movie seems to be an advertisement for the Mormon church or something, but without telling of their more radical beliefs. This movie just skims the surface, and it doesn't even do a good job of that.
September 21, 2010
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