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People Who Take Up Serpents

Film by Gretchen Robinson, Stan Woodward
Produced by Gretchen Robinson, Stan Woodward
Cinematographer: Gretchen Robinson with Stan Woodward
Sound: Volunteer Audio Technicans
36 minutes, Color
Original format: Film: 16mm, 1974
Distributor: Other
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Members of a branch of the Holiness churches who base their religious beliefs and practices on Bible verses, especially Mark 16:18. The members handle serpents, hold fire to their bodies, speak in tongues, lay hands on the sick and cast out devils.

Includes interviews with believers as they discuss their faith which has brought them in conflict with the law.