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The Vanishing Virginian (1942)

Passed | | Biography, Comedy, Drama | February 1942 (USA)
Lynchburg Virginia is a present day mecca for the influx of Baptists that study there at the world's largest Christian college and for the immigrating retirees that arrive frequently... See full synopsis »

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John William Phelps, Blacksmith
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Mr. James Thomas Rogard
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Marcia Marshall Templeton
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Lynchburg Virginia is a present day mecca for the influx of Baptists that study there at the world's largest Christian college and for the immigrating retirees that arrive frequently... See full synopsis »

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The character of "Marcia Marshall" is loosely based on Nancy Astor, who returned for a visit to Virginia in the 1920s after becoming the first woman member of the House of Commons. See more »

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Steal Away
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Traditional negro spiritual
Arranged by Henry Thacker Burleigh
Sung in part a cappella twice by Leigh Whipper
Played on an organ at church and sung by Kathryn Grayson and the congregation
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One of the very best!
28 October 2002 | by (Oceanside, CA) – See all my reviews

A must see for all those movie lovers of good old time movies that have wonderful family values to portray and done in such a excellent manner. They don't make movies like this anymore which is very sad. An excellent performance by Frank Morgan and all the supporting cast. A young Kathryn Grayson plays a delightful role too. If you like the old time family values portrayed then this is a definite must.


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