The Last Leaf
Produced by John G. Kinnear, Stephen B. Allen, James Gartner
Directed by David Anspaugh
Screenplay by Caryl Ledner
Production Company: Bonneville Communications
Premiere Date: April 1984
Length: 1 film reel (24 min.)
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Subjects: Allegory; Sacrifice;
An O. Henry parable of the Atonement of Jesus Christ. As lingering pneumonia takes her will to live, a young girl decides that she will die when the last leaf drops from a dying vine outside her window. Her neighbor, an elderly artist frustrated by his inability to paint what is in his heart, follows the example of the Savior and makes the ultimate sacrifice to save her life. In doing so, he creates the masterpiece he has been struggling to paint.
Aired along with The Road to Emmaus.
Additional details at Internet Movie Database
HBLL Call No: VC 77
Medium: 16 mm
Cast Members: Art Carney, Sydney Penny, Jane Kaczmarek, Hermione Baddeley.
Music Composed by: Larry Bastian
Film Editor: Roger Roth
Cinematographer: Reed Smoot
Total Queries: 15. Total Execution Time: 0.253 sec.
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