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T. C. Christensen recording of The bridge, 1978

 Series — Reel: 5
Identifier: MSS 9039 Series 4

Scope and Contents

Contents include a sixteen millimeter film reel of the film, "The Bridge," which was produced by BYU Motion Pictures Studio and T.C. Christensen was the director of photography. The film is about a father working the controls of a railroad track, allowing approaching passenger trains to cross safely over the bridge. As one approaches, he sees his young son coming toward him on the tracks, the father must decide whom to save. The film is eleven minutes and is dated 1978.


  • 1978


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the T.C. Christensen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

From the Collection:

T.C. Christensen (born 1953) is a Mormon filmmaker in Utah.

He was born in 1953 and grew up in Layton, Utah. He studied filmmaking at Brigham Young University and at the University of Utah. He has made many films about the prophet Joseph Smith and has made many other films associated with Mormonism and the West.


1 film box

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