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The White Sister (1933)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  14 April 1933 (USA)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Angela Chiaromonte
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Giovanni Severi
Lewis Stone ...
Prince Chiaromonte
Louise Closser Hale ...
Mina
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Mother Superior
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Father Saracinesca
Alan Edwards ...
Ernesto Traversi
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Only the producers of the immortal "Smilin' Through" are capable of bringing to the talking screen such a love story with such tenderness, tears and beauty... See more »

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Drama | Romance

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14 April 1933 (USA)  »

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A Irmã Branca  »

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Sarah Padden is in casting call lists for the role of "Frau Elsatz," but she was not seen n the movie. Pre-production items in Film Daily and the Hollywood Reporter list Sidney Toler and 'Sidney Blackmer' as cast members, but they were not seen in the movie either. See more »

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Patriotic Song
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Sung by the patriotic mob when war is declared
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what happens when you give good actors lousy material
18 March 2006 | by (Bradenton, Florida) – See all my reviews

Uggh! Apart from the wonderful acting of Helen Hayes and Clark Gable, this is a very silly and forgettable romance. Clark plays a young soldier than falls for a princess. They know that their love is doomed due to the difference in their social status, but despite everything their love seems unavoidable. Later, when she thinks Gable dies, she drops everything to become a,....NUN!!! Then, when Gable returns it is too late,...she's married to God and cannot renounce her vows (though exactly WHY I couldn't figure out). If you haven't guessed, the plot just seems really hokey and silly. And, unfortunately, it is just that and nothing more. I only recommend it for fans of Hollywood's Golden Age and Clark Gable. All others, I'm afraid, will see it and be turned off older movies and that would be a shame.

By the way, this is a remake of a silent film which starred Lillian Gish and Ronald Coleman. In many ways, the film was better than this 1933 remake and the old fashioned plot seems more suited for a silent.


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