- The Blood of Jesus
name = The Blood of Jesus
imdb_id = 0033406
writer = Spencer Williams
Juanita Riley Reather Hardeman
director = Spencer Williams
producer = Spencer Williams
runtime = 57 min
language = English
"The Blood of Jesus" (1941) is a classic example of the "
race film" genre of films by African-Americandirectors and casts, geared exclusively for an African-Americanaudience. This film, written and directed by Spencer Williams Jr. of the TV show " Amos & AndyShow" (who also played Razz Williams in the film), is a morality tale about a woman ( Cathryn Caviness) who is accidentally shot to death by her husband. Facing death, she must choose between Hell, represented as urban life, and Zion, represented as pastoral America, and between Satanand God. The climax comes when she makes her decision at the foot of the cross and wakes up to singing of her church choir. Intended to promote a Black Southern Baptist ideal of a virtuous rural life, the film was a major success and one of the most popular films in its genre.
The film has also been selected for preservation in the United States
National Film Registry.
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