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TBN to Feature Special Broadcast of Academy Award'-Winning Film 'Exodus,' Sunday, August 24

TBN to Feature Special Broadcast of Academy Award'-Winning Film 'Exodus,' Sunday, August 24

Trinity Broadcasting Network, the world's premier faith-and-family channel, will feature a special presentation of the groundbreaking, Academy Award-winning movie Exodus on Sunday, August 24th, at 7 p.m. Pacific Time (9 p.m. Central, 10 p.m. Eastern).

Produced and directed by the legendary Otto Preminger and based on the best-selling novel by Leon Uris, this silver screen classic film tells the dramatic and inspiring story of a group of Jewish Holocaust survivors who defy hardships, dangers, and nearly impossible circumstances to sail to Palestine, paving the way for the fulfillment of Bible prophecy and the re-emergence of the nation of Israel.

The movie features a veritable "Who's Who" of Hollywood stars, including Academy Award winners Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, and Hugh Griffith, along with Oscar nominated Sal Mineo (including for Exodus), Lee J. Cobb, Peter Lawford, John Derek, and Jill Haworth, to name just a few.

The film itself won an Academy Award in 1960 for composer Ernest Gold's original score that includes the majestic "Exodus" theme, for which TBN regular Pat Boone penned the moving lyrics.

TBN Vice President Matthew Crouch said that Exodus offers an inspiring and creative historical account for younger generations who may not be aware of the intense struggle faced by a small core of Jewish individuals who gave their lives and strength to found modern Israel.

"Over forty years ago my parents, TBN founders Paul and Jan Crouch, forged a warm friendship with Israel and its people, including some of those first-generation founders," said Mr. Crouch. "It's a relationship that continues today through initiatives like TBN's Jerusalem studio, which began many years ago with a vision my late father had to bless Israel through inspirational programming."


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