Daniel Petrie

Daniel Petrie – Resurrection (1980)

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Injured in a car crash, Edna Mae McCauley has an out-of-body experience where she sees faces from her past trying to guide her into the hereafter. But instead she returns to life. Soon after she discovers that she now has the power to heal. Back in the Mid-Western town of her childhood, she begins a faith-healing mission and tries to use her powers for good. But she must also deal with the condemnation of fundamentalists and a boyfriend who becomes religiously crazed and tries to kill her. Read More »

Daniel Petrie – Inherit the Wind (1999)

This is another re-enactment of the play about the trial in 1925 of a school teacher who dared to teach Darwinian theory in his classroom. He did this as a consequence of one of his student’s request to know… The student was a lad named ‘Stebbins’, and the trial (dubbed the ‘Monkey Trial’) pitted the great attorney of the day, Clarence Darrow, against the often running presidential candidate, and famous orator, William Jennings Bryan. Read More »