The Fighting Preacher
|The Fighting Preacher|
|Directed by||T. C. Christensen|
|Produced by||T.C. Christensen|
|Distributed by||Purdie Distribution|
The film focuses on Willard Bean (Dave McConnell) and his wife, Rebecca (Cassidy Hubert), who are in involved in a 25-year missionary service in Palmyra, New York. Palmyra, which had previously driven out the last Mormons 80 years previous refuses to sell the couple supplies and harasses them. With a background in boxing, Bean finds a new way to reach the people.
- David McConnell ... Willard Bean
- Cassidy Hubert ... Rebecca Bean
- Richard Benedict ... Pliny Sexton
- Steve Anderson ... Thomas Winegar
- Charley Boon ... Buster
- Kenna Dawn ... Palmyra
Sean Means of The Salt Lake Tribune praised Christensen's work on the film, saying he "infuses a gentle humor to the Beans’ story, capturing Willard’s good-natured sarcasm" and that the "deeply faithful will appreciate the occasional name-dropping".
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- Means, Sean (July 19, 2019). "Review: 'Fighting Preacher,' an LDS missionary story, has warmth and humor". The Salt Lake Tribune. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
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