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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 03, 1912, Image 9

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THE LIFE OF CHRIST: IN MOVING PICTURES
The Day Book has secured a wonderful series of pictures presenting--vividly
before us the Life of Jesus Christ. They are full a
the true spirit of Christmas, the finest art contribution to our cele
bration of the Yuletide that any; newspaper could secure to its
readers.
They are selections from some wonderful moving pictures
,taken in Palestine and Egypt, on the spots wherethe scenes depicted
actually took place. They are taken, t great expense, by- the Kalem
Company, which transported the actors and. equipment to the old
JerusaJ
a, Palestine,.
JUST 15,r 1912.
It affords as a great plea sura to testify-that .
I have Tisited the atelier of tie Akeriean KAZSC 0AST
la Jerasales, and vas Tery sapcb interested la their work
hich contends Itself for beifig painstaking asd thorough
to ita slnutest details. The Coapany, by tha good manage
ment of Mr. Sidney Oloott, did not spar any effort to
perform the reproduction of the life of Christ on the
original spot tSjanaTer possible, Vtft ia ail instances has
gathered ,the hesfd&ta and material as well 'as e. oat
coEjetent personnel' of artists to attain the highest degree
Of efficienoy.'
KayorJdf Jetusaliu
Official endorsement by the Mayor of Jerusalem,
world especially to secure these films. The" films themselves will be
seen for the first tmie this month.
All reverence was shown hi taking these pictures. Men, women
.and children who took part in them realized the beauty and sol
emnity of the great parts they were presenting. Tie pictures them
selves make the biblical scenes actually live before us. They should
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