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Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration (2005)
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Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A film that focuses on some of the events during the life of Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, which was both filmed and distributed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Plot: angel, mormonism, latter day saints, religious persecution, mob violence, riverboat, mormon, lynch mob, religion, prophet, revelation
Time: 1820s, 1830s, 1840s, 19th century

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