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For Time or Eternity?
R. A. M. Bickerton:
Orma W. Wallengren:
eternal marriage; temple marriage; mortal trials; plan of salvation narrative; premortal life
A young woman is tempted to give into pressure from her boyfriend to marry outside of the temple. The story is one imagined by premortal spirits contemplating the future trials of earth life.
The depiction of premortal life was previously done in
Man's Search for Happiness
, and would be repeated in plan of salvation narratives in the 1970s (
My Turn on Earth
) BYU/ LDS Motion Picture Studio Production #0156.
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Brigham Young University Motion Picture Studio
LDS Church Production
Marilou Dyreng; Keith Atkinson; C. Terry Warner; Leanna Griffiths; Elayne Stanton; Paul G. Begum; Joseph Psuik III; Cynthia Yockey; Narrated by Richard Alsop
Narrative Film; Significant Mormon Elements
Private Church Distribution
1 reel (28 min.)