Marjoe (1972)

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Marjoe (a contraction of Mary and Joseph) Gortner was an ordained preacher at the age of three; at four, he had conducted a marriage ceremony and was a seasoned revivalist preacher and faith healer. The film provides a biographical sketch of Marjoe and includes footage of him as a child, as well as scenes shot at various evangelical meetings. Marjoe himself is interviewed and reveals his desire to carve a new career for himself as either a pop singer or actor.

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