(Rock Rapids, IA) – A fun family adventure produced by Creekside Films, Crimes and Mister Meanors is a now available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group.
The plot centers on Jake Harvard, a 13-year-old boy who is less than thrilled when he learns he has to spend the summer in suburban Washington, D.C., with his uncle Benny, an unmotivated, middle-aged detective. On his way to Uncle Benny’s office during his first day in the nation’s capital, Jake befriends an inquisitive young girl named Kat Adams who has a passion for American history and God-given freedoms. When Uncle Benny turns away a distraught client named Lola Meanors who needs help finding her missing husband, Jake and Kat hold their own secret investigation to help solve the case.
The two quickly find themselves in the middle of a major conspiracy that has claimed the lives of several scientists at a secret government facility and threatens to end theirs as well. In their quest to find out what happened to Mister Meanors, a climactic face-off at one of Washington’s oldest landmarks gives the pair a glimpse into what made America’s founders so great and helps them realize that one decision can change the course of history.
Crimes and Mister Meanors is the second feature-length movie from Creekside Films, an independent production company based in McDonough, Georgia. Their first film, The Solomon Bunch, tells the story of story of 5 kids who study Solomon in the Bible to learn as much as they can as children to avoid making mistakes as adults.
Starring Logan Burton, Cassady McClincy, Allen O’Reilly, Ashley LeConte Campbell, and Alpha Trivette, Crimes and Mister Meanors is now on sale for $9.99 from BMG through the Christianbook Group.
Where the Red Fern Grows Part 1: Where the Red Fern Grows is, quite simply, a wonderful story for all ages and for all time. A boy’s yearning for two Redbone Hound dogs, which his parents can’t afford during the desolate times of the Depression in the Ozarks, is the setting for this truly triumphant film. Billy’s grandfather (James Whitmore) promises the lad that God will meet him halfway if he believes in himself and his beloved dogs. Billy faces adventure, suspense, tragedy and ultimately, a love and loyalty of family and friendship to realize his dream. The outcome makes for the kind of heartwarming story the great family films are all about. Where the Red Fern Grows Part 2: : Billy Coleman returns from WWII to his grandfather’s home in Louisiana and tries to readjust to civilian life after the traumas of war. Grandpa had anticipated Billy’s state of mind and has a therapeutic gift waiting – a pair of Redbone hound puppies – just like the ones he had as a boy. Billy befriends a young neighborhood boy named Wilson. The hounds and Wilson become his closest friends and together they help Billy to rediscover the gift of giving and caring.
A relaxing afternoon at Sugar Creek turns into more than Bill Collins bargained for when Poetry stumbles upon a disguise hidden in the swamp. Reports of a bank robber on the loose soon surface, and as the gang investigates they discover a map that leads to more than just treasure. During a campout near the hollow tree the kids must survive an encounter that leaves them wondering if a nearby cabin is really abandoned. If they can piece together the clues that confront them, mystery and adventure await the gang in their own backyard!
After rescuing the Island of Pahappahooey from a terrible storm and discovering the Island’s greatest treasure – a book with the Creator’s words – Ali and her island friends embark on a series of wacky new adventures. Weather hunting for treasure, bowling at the banana-bowling alley, or throwing cream pies at the evil Ichabone Slink, our adventurous gang is always there to learn a valuable and hilarious lesson. Join Ali, the adventuring little girl, Hobbs the froggy captain, Hacksaw the inventor beaver, Millard, the treasure-hunting penguin, and Guiseppe and Mama Mia the crocodile chefs on Pahappahooey Island!
Ep01 – The Road To Adventure
Ep02 – The Lost City
Ep03 – The Secret of the Book
Ep04 – Millard’s Big Fish Story
Ep05 – Hide it in Your Heart
Ep06 – Never Alone
Ep07 – The Good Island Samaritan
Ep08 – Bitter Tess
Ep09 – Super Millard
Ep10 – Unmerciful Kitchen Croc
Ep11 – A Bunch of Hooey
Ep12 – Banana Bowling Bonanza
50th Anniversary Edition – Between 1960 and 1975, the creators of “Gumby” produced Davey and Goliath as a welcome alternative to other children’s programming. The 3-D, stop-motion animated characters were seen by millions of children world-wide. Now the wholesome characters have a new life! They’ve been refurbished and restored for DVD and the Davey and Goliath shows feature timeless moral themes. Join these quirky, wholesome characters on their adventures as they discover valuable lessons based on Biblical values. Recommended for ages 3 to 8.
When Hannah Mills embarks on a school project to photograph wild horses, she falls in love with the mysterious mustangs and right in the middle of a greedy plot to rid the Utah and Nevada borders of their horse population. With the help of her father and her new friend C.J., Hannah turns to ranch owner “Mustang Matty” to put a stop to Mr. Novak’s plot, but will Hannah be able to save the stallions that roam the rugged mountain terrain and preserve her new life on the ranch before it’s too late?
Starring Miranda Cosgrove from the hit Nickelodeon show iCarly, The Wild Stallion is a touching and spirited adventure that will breed a love for nature in every member of the family, as well as the value of doing the right thing and following your heart.
A continuation of the classic film and novel by Wilson Rawls, Where the Red Fern Grows: Part 2 picks up several years after Billy Coleman’s childhood adventures in the Ozarks during the Great Depression with his two beloved hound dogs, Old Dan and Little Ann. Now Billy is all grown up, a World War II veteran returning to his childhood farm and trying to readjust to civilian life. Embittered and saddened by the loss of his leg, Billy receives a pair of redbone pups like he had as a boy, a gift from his grandfather to try to help him heal. As Billy struggles to overcome his bitterness, he strives to convince his sister Sara that his service buddy Rainie is not worthy of her affections. In the midst of these trials, Billy befriends a neighbor boy, Wilson, whose youthful fascination with the redbone pups helps Billy rediscover the joy of life.
The spectacular country backdrop, the innocence of the puppies, and the honest portrayal of small-town values and life lessons make for a fascinating and heart-warming film that will appeal to the entire family. Also available on DVD from Bridgestone Multimedia Group are Where the Red Fern Grows and Where the Red Fern Grows: Two DVD Set.
Share the unforgettable stories of Billy Coleman and his hound dogs in this classic set of Where the Red Fern Grows movies. featuring an adaptation of the classic novel by Wilson Rawls and the inspired sequel. First, follow Billy’s childhood adventures in the Ozark mountains with his redbone hound dogs during the Great Depression. After working hard and saving his money to buy two pups, Dan and Little Ann, Billy and the dogs roam the river bottoms in search of the elusive ghost raccoon.
Then, in Where the Red Fern Grows: Part 2, Billy makes an emotional recovery in the Louisiana woods after losing a leg in World War II. Through a second pair of pups and a neighbor boy who reminds him of himself, Billy rediscovers the power of friendship and the joy of life.
Based on the best-selling children’s book series by Paul Hutchens, The Sugar Creek Gang Series chronicles the adventures of Bill Collins, Poetry, Circus, Dragonfly, Big Jim, Little Jim, and the rest of the residents of Sugar Creek. Join the gang as they scramble to get to the bottom of who poisoned their substitute teacher’s prized horse, discover what a bank robbery, map, and swamp have in common, try to keep a cave by the cemetery all to themselves, and more.
With stories taken from the pages of the book series, as well as new original adventures, The Sugar Creek Gang Series: 5 DVD Set features five charming episodes for the whole family, including Swamp Robber, The Great Canoe Fish, Race Against Nightfall, Secret Hideout, and Teacher Trouble.
In the five years since Headly’s father died, the 15-year-old and her mom, René (Lea Thompson, Back to the Future), have become best friends. When Headly has her first crush, she decides her mother needs some romance in her life, too, so she and her friend Willis devise a scheme to help René find love again.
After a few misadventures, they introduce René to Andrew, a single dad with a four-year-old son. Through it all, Headly and her mom learn that they must first deal with the pain of the past before they can open their hearts to the possibilities of the future.