director: Scott Mansfield

The Gift of the Magi

October 11, 2011

Dove Approved for All Ages

This is a classic story originally written by O. Henry, the well-known author, that brings to life a tale of true love. The married couple Jim and Della make sacrifices so that each can buy the other a Christmas present, but what the sacrifices and their gifts to each other mean is the real [...]

O. Henry: A Life in Stories

December 19, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

Who was O. Henry? Most people know him as a great short story writer. Born William Porter, he worked at many different jobs over his lifetime, but one true constant was his love of storytelling. He loved to write stories that related to the people around him. From pharmacist to editor, from cowboy [...]

O. Henry: The Last Leaf

September 12, 2006

Dove Approved for All Ages

Here is a favorite classic tale written by O. Henry. It is a quaint story of how one man's sacrifice saved a young woman's life when she believed her illness was going to kill her. The film shows how true friendship has many aspects. Her roommate and the painter who lives in the apartment below [...]

Shakespeares Soliloquies

September 7, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Shakespeare's Soliloquies" is a wonderful presentation and is an award winner to boot! Awards include a Parents' Guide and Silver Telly honors. Actors give us some of Shakespeare's best lines including, "All the world's a stage," "All that glitters is not gold," "To be or not to be, that is the [...]

The Tell-Tale Heart

August 10, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Tell-Tale Heart" is the award-winning telling of this famous short story. It is narrated by Michael Sollazzo who also acts in the film, along with Robert E. Reynolds who plays the "old man." Based on Edgar Allan Poe's classic story, this short film recreates the mood of the story and features [...]