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One Foot in Heaven (1941)

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Episodic look at the life of a minister and his family as they move from one parish to another.

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Cast

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William Spence
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Hope Morris Spence
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Mrs. Lydia Sandow
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Preston Thurston
Elisabeth Fraser ...
Eileen Spence
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Elias Samson
Laura Hope Crews ...
Mrs. Preston Thurston
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Clayton Potter
Moroni Olsen ...
Dr. John Romer
Frankie Thomas ...
Hartzell Spence
Jerome Cowan ...
Dr. Horrigan
Ernest Cossart ...
John E. Morris
Nana Bryant ...
Mrs. Morris
Carlotta Jelm ...
Eileen Spence
Peter Caldwell ...
Hartzell Spence
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Episodic look at the life of a minister and his family as they move from one parish to another.

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Folks, meet a grand FATHER! He's the affable, laffable head of the most delightful family that ever stepped out of America's screens...into America's hearts!

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Biography | Drama

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1 November 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Com Um Pé no Céu  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Raymond Massey was author Hartzell Spence's choice to play his father. See more »

Quotes

William Spence: [upon his new found enlightenment about motion pictures] He who speaks to only one generation is already dead. And he who listens to only one generation is deaf.
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Features The Silent Man (1917) See more »

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Bridal Chorus
(1850) (uncredited)
from "Lohengrin"
Written by Richard Wagner
Variations played often as part of the score
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A very good film for all to experience
19 February 2003 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

Chronicling the struggles, hardships and successes of a minister and his family. Real life circumstances and true depictions of faith pitted against human nature at its best and worst. The human quality of this film is spiritually uplifting. Please see it if you can.


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