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May 19, 2014

Just because: Charles Laughton reads a Biblical parable

Charles Laughton reads the Biblical parable of the Burning Fiery Furnace on The Ed Sullivan Show in 1960. Laughton's original TV performance of the parable, telecast by Sullivan in 1949, inspired him to spend the rest of his life touring in a one-man stage show in which he read from the Bible and other works of great literature:

(This is the latest in a series of arts-related videos that appear in this space each Monday and Wednesday.)

Posted May 19, 2014 10:00 AM

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