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Come to the Stable (1949)

 -  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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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 24, 1952 with Loretta Young again reprising her film role. See more »

Goofs

When the nuns first leave the train station with Anthony in the jeep, the jeep has chains on the rear wheels. When they arrive at Mrs. Potts house, the chains are gone. See more »

Quotes

Robert Masen: [after returning home from his trip, noticing that there are now some extra nuns that have arrived in his absence] But who's that nun?
Anthony James: Don't know, boss. All the nuns look alike to me.
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Through a Long and Sleepless Night
Music by Alfred Newman
Lyrics by Mack Gordon
Performed by Dorothy Patrick (dubbed by Eileen Wilson) (uncredited) and by Hugh Marlowe (dubbed by Ken Darby) (uncredited)
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Good Christmas fare appealingly presented
10 December 1999 | by (Southern California) – See all my reviews

Loretta Young and Celeste Holm are two nuns from a French convent on a mission to establish a children's hospital in a rural village much to the consternation of composer Robert Masen (Hugh Marlowe) who would like to see his place in the country stay just like it is. Against all odds the indomitable sisters move Masen and several other unlikely contributors into making the hospital a reality. It's fine family viewing with a warmth an innocence unseen in today's more cynical Christmas pics.


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