The Lawton Story

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  • Genre(s): Family Drama
  • Release year: 1949
  • Running time: 120 min
The Lawton Story of "The Prince of Peace", also known as The Lawton Story and The Prince of Peace, is a religious-themed film that later made the roadshow rounds presented by exploitation pioneer Kroger Babb. Shot in Cinecolor in 1948, based on an... read more

The Lawton Story of "The Prince of Peace", also known as The Lawton Story and The Prince of Peace, is a religious-themed film that later made the roadshow rounds presented by exploitation pioneer Kroger Babb. Shot in Cinecolor in 1948, based on an annual passion play created in Lawton, Oklahoma, it was presented in various forms through the years following its debut. The film also served as the debut film of child actress Ginger Prince, who was touted as her generation's Shirley Temple.

Original Release

03/31/1949

US Release

03/31/1949

Cast

Ginger Prince Ginger
Forrest Taylor Uncle Mark Wallock
Millard Coody Millard Coody / Jesus
Gwynne Shipman Jane (as Gwyn Shipman) / Jane
Maude Eburne Henrietta
Willa Pearl Curtis Willa Pearl
Darlene Bridges Darlene Bridges / Virgin Mary
Raymond Largay Dr. Martin
A.S. Fischer A.S. Fisher / Simon
Hazel Lee Becker Mary Magdalene / Self
(see additional cast & crew)
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