The Life of Nephi
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|The Life of Nephi|
|Produced by||Chet Clawson|
William A. Morton
|Written by||William A. Morton|
|Distributed by||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|
The three-reel film was the first attempt to create a cinematic adaptation of the Book of Mormon. The Life of Nephi was produced by the brothers Chet and Shirl Clawson and was shot in Salt Lake City with a non-professional cast.
The Life of Nephi had its theatrical premiere in Salt Lake City on October 25, 1915; it is unclear if the film had additional screenings outside of Utah. No print of the film is known to survive, although 40 hand-painted slides based on scenes from the production remain extant.
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