Views April 2007 Once Upon a Time in Hollywood By Roger D. McGrath Strange as it may seem today, once upon a time, Hollywood respected Christianity. Many movies had biblical themes—some were box-office blockbusters—but, more importantly, many others had scenes depicting religion as an integral part of American culture. The public demanded it. To read the full article, please sign in or create a free account to view Chronicles content for 30 days. Roger D. McGrath Corresponding editor Roger D. McGrath is the author of Gunfighters, Highwaymen, and Vigilantes.