Cinema: Something for the Soul

"You'll Find God . . . Right in There," screamed the bannerline, and the curly-haired little girl in the ad pointed straight at the title, The Lawton Story, "A Picture That Does Something to Your Soul." As the film went into release last week, the two live-wire Ohio promoters who made it were confident that religion would serve them as well at the box office as sex has done since 1945.

Sex has done right well by Producers Kroger Babb and J. S. Jossey. Their only other movie, a feature-length sex education film called Mom and Dad, has quietly taken in...

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