It was the finest way to spend a rainy afternoon.
As an Adventist school kid in the 1960s, I remember being annually treated to a showing of the award-winning 1953 biopic, Martin Luther, usually on stormy afternoons when outdoor recess was a dismal impossibility.Even the clattering of the obsolete film projector couldn’t ultimately distract from the gripping drama playing on the once-white screen.
Luther was a good guy. The best. I want to be like Luther.
The message of actorNiall MacGinnis’ portrayal of the 16th-century reformer was impossible to miss, and made unnecessary the usual after-film interpretations …