God appears as the leading charactor in Genesis, the first book of the Bible, and is a presence throughout all of the others, sometimes as an actor on stage but more often as the director behind it. Stories from the Bible have frequently ben used in Hollywood since the beginning in 1897. There are soubd reasons for motion picture producers to turn to the Bible as sound material, depicting characters or figures from the texts or derived from revelations. Cecil B. DeMille specialized in extravagant epics throughout a career that spanned both silent and sound eras. It has long been popular to make films about the Old Testament, which is the story of a people and also the story of mankind. The book is to understand the many beliefs behind the faiths and religions and Hollywood films!