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The Next Voice You Hear... (1950)

 |  Drama  |  2 April 1951 (Sweden)
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Over a period of a week the voice of God is heard on radios all over the world.


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Complete credited cast:
Mrs. Mary Smith (as Nancy Davis)
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Aunt Ethel
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Tom D'Andrea ...
Harry 'Hap' Magee
Freddie Dibson


"Joe Smith, American" lives in a Los Angeles suburb and works at an aircraft plant. One night Joe hears a voice cut in on a radio program: "This is God. I'll be with you for the next few days." It turns out, everyone in the world listening to any radio heard the same thing. More messages come; some people react positively, others negatively. Written by Rod Crawford <>

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The story of what happened at 8:30 p.m. to the Joe Smiths and families like them all over the world! See more »







Release Date:

2 April 1951 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

A Voz que Vão Ouvir  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The voice of God is never actually heard in the movie. The screenplay is written in such a way that the consequences of each of God's broadcasts are seen, but the broadcasts themselves are omitted. See more »


Joe Smith, American: You remember what the voice said last night? That we should all do our homework for tomorrow? Well, let's take a look at the things that God told us to look at. Let's just see how great his miracles really are. There's the moon. The stars. It's the air we breathe. The earth we walk on. It's the trees. It's the hills. And it's things like loving each other. The way I love you and the way Mom loves us. It's all those wonderful things, Johnny. The way I love you and you love me, we got nothing to ...
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A strange, thought provoking fantasy tale.
31 October 1998 | by (Tecumseh ok) – See all my reviews

This is an unusual picture. The idea of God speaking to the whole world over the radio, is sure to provoke conversation. Whitmore is great(as always!)as the average 'joe', just too busy to stop and consider what he is really doing in his life/with his family and friends. Considering this one was made during the height of the cold-war, I'm sure it reflects the fears and anxieties of the times. Know what? It's just as timely now.

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