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Come to the Stable (1949)

Passed  |   |  Drama  |  September 1949 (USA)
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Two nuns from a French convent arrive in a small New England town with a plan to build a children's hospital. They enlist the help of several colorful characters in achieving their dream ... See full summary »

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Two nuns from a French convent arrive in a small New England town with a plan to build a children's hospital. They enlist the help of several colorful characters in achieving their dream including a struggling artist, a popular composer, and a renowned racketeer. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Laughs To Make Your Heart Ring Out With Joy !

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In 1950 Fox announced plans for a sequel called "A Spark in the Night" that would reunite Loretta Young and Celeste Holm as nuns toiling in the aftermath of the Hiroshima bombing, but it was never filmed. See more »

Goofs

In asking the Bishop to let them stay on after purchasing the building, Sister Margaret tells him they have $301.25 on hand. But they had had to give Mr. Jarman, the real estate agent, a $50 deposit, so in fact they would have had only $251.25 remaining. See more »

Quotes

Robert Masen: I seem to recall the city wanting to build a playground in your neighborhood. And the moment you heard about it, you went around ringing doorbells, trying to get people to sign a petition against it.
Al Newman: Yeah, but... well, that was different.
Robert Masen: Different, yeah, because it happened to *you*.
Mr. Buzz Thompson-Cooper: It is rather a bit different, Bob. One must consider the humanitarian aspects, mustn't one?
Robert Masen: One must, and I have. Look, supposing you'd worked all your life, hoping some day to be able to build a place in the ...
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What a surprise...
30 January 2003 | by (Guerneville, CA) – See all my reviews

For some reason we bought this movie years ago. Every time I started to watch it I fell asleep before the end. It sat in storage for years and I took it out last week and FINALLY watched it from beginning to end. What a surprise! It's a heartwarming movie. It's definetly a period film, but it's not corny. I think I like the respect that God gets in the storyline. A 10 out of 10, just because!!


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