Mormon movie 'The Mouths of Babes' remastered, rereleased

He set up a camera and asked some questions.

People haven't stopped laughing since.

Originally released in 1980, "The Mouths of Babes" is the Mormon equivalent of Bill Cosby or Art Linkletter's "Kids Say the Darndest Things," in which children give off-the-cuff responses to questions asked by adults. The film has recently been digitally remastered and released by Excel Entertainment.

"The Mouths of Babes," produced and directed by T.C. Christensen, has proved over the years to be one of his most widely recognized works -- and a definite conversation starter for the endearing kids, who are now adults, involved.

It began haphazardly. Early in his career, Christensen was working on a set with fellow filmmaker Kieth Merrill, whose kids were also on set. He asked Christensen to shoot some footage of them. So Christensen fired off some questions about church, God and traditions.

Their responses had him rolling.

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