William Booth - A Passion for the Poor is a 30 minute documentary about the life of William Booth, the Founder of The Salvation Army.
Archive footage taken at the turn of the last century and digitally treated photographs bring to life the inspiring story of how The Salvation Army began.
Available to buy from SP&S shop www.sps-shop.com for £14.95
On August 29th 1912 William Booth was
buried. Hundreds of thousands of working class Londoners lined the streets for
his funeral procession because they saw in him someone who was on their side.
William Booth was a man who was convinced it was
his 'destiny' to share the good news of Jesus Christ with those on the margins
That conviction led him to found The Salvation Army, which in the space of a few years grew from a tiny mission in the East End of London to a worldwide movement.
William Booth has been described as one of the greatest men of the Victorian era. Using restored and newly-found archive film and photographs this film shows why.
a visually exciting film, capturing the essence of William Booth's passion: serving suffering humanity
Jon Bagge has done amazing things with the pictures, creating a 3D effect and bringing them to life
Produced by the Video Production Unit of The Salvation Army UK and Ireland. For more films go to our YouTube channel salvtionarmyvideo.
To contact the Video Production Unit of The Salvation Army UK & Ireland call us on 020 7367 4975 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org