Brigham Young is an American film that was released in 1940. It describes Young's succession to the presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints after founder Joseph Smith, Jr. was assassinated in 1844. The story begins in frontier-town Nauvoo, Illinois in 1844. It follows the main body of the Church as they are forced to leave Illinois, choosing to settle temporarily in Nebraska and then to travel by wagon train to the Great Basin. Much of the story's plot revolves around two of the group, Johnthan Kent and Zina Webb. The screenplay was written by Lamar Trotti from a story...
|Release date:||August 23, 1940|
|Directed by:||Henry Hathaway|
|Producer:||Darryl F. Zanuck|
|Music by:||Alfred Newman|
|Cinematography:||Arthur Charles Miller|
|Screenplay by:||Lamar Trotti, Louis Bromfield|