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Yesudas the Outcast - Missions Series


Date:1946
Length: 16m

Description taken from Audio-Visual Research Guide (published nine editions, 1949-1972) of the National Council of Churches. An outcaste Indian boy runs away from his master and enters a mission school. Made in South India, film shows life at the spearate schools for boys and girls. Yesudas becomes a minister, marries a girl from the mission school, and returns to his home village to build a church. Authentic and well produced, film may promote interest in foreign missions or give background for study of Indian missions.
Topics: Asia; India; Mission education; Missions; Moving image
ID: MS-016

The Indo-Pakistani Conflict - Night Call
(click on title above to listen to program. )

Date:1965-09-21
Length: 53:48 minutes
Russ Gibb, (Host) ; Richard S. Wheeler, (Guest)

Topics: India-Pakistan Conflict, 1965; International relations; Radio program
ID: DA-1062

Touching Untouchables (Reel I) - Missions Series


Date:Undated
Length: 23m

Description taken from Audio-Visual Research Guide (published nine editions, 1949-1972) of the National Council of Churches. Life of the outcastes in an Indian village is depicted through the daily activities and work of a family: drawing water, binding turban, spinning, weaving, cooking, plowing. Missionaries arrive with their message that all people are equal in the sight of God. At a mass meeting the first converts are baptized (by sprinkling). Later a decision is made to build a church. A mission school and its activities are shown. Good photography and commentary. Recommended for use with mission studies on India. Though a dated film, it is still usable. However, It should be explained that untouchability haS now been abolished officially by law. Generally nondenominational in content, other denominations will find use for this film, especially in tbe silent version.
Topics: Asia; India; Medical missions; Missions; Moving image
ID: MS-013