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I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (1951)

Passed  -  Biography | Drama | Romance  -  17 February 1951 (USA)
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The simple told story, based on Corra Harris' biographical book, of a Methodist minister, called to a north-Georgia mountain-community in 1910 who, with his gently-bred new bride, meets the... See full summary »

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Mary Elizabeth Eden Thompson
William Lundigan ...
Rev. William Asbury Thompson
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Jack Stark
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Jenny Brock
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Jeff Brock
Lynn Bari ...
Mrs. Billywith
Ruth Donnelly ...
Glory White
Kathleen Lockhart ...
Mrs. Brock
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Tom Salter
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The simple told story, based on Corra Harris' biographical book, of a Methodist minister, called to a north-Georgia mountain-community in 1910 who, with his gently-bred new bride, meets the problems and crises of his circuit-riding congregation fearlessly and honestly. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Henry Fonda and Jeanne Crain were originally considered for the leading roles. See more »

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Tom Salter: I know nothing of God, Mr. Thompson. Certainly He's never revealed Himself to me. Has He to you?
Rev. William Asbury Thompson: Yes. Very often.
Tom Salter: You've seen Him then. Can you prove He exists?
Rev. William Asbury Thompson: No. No, but I know He does.
Tom Salter: And you believe He made us as we are.
Rev. William Asbury Thompson: As surely as that we're standing here.
Tom Salter: Then why did He not make us equally strong? Equally well off?
Rev. William Asbury Thompson: I don't know. Man is not in possession of His plans.
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Father, We Thank Thee
Music by Daniel Batchellor
Lyrics by Rebecca J. Weston
Sung by Fay Fogg and Kay Fogg
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Solid, Yet Not Quite Scriptural
7 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a pretty good movie in that the main character was a solid preacher, not the flawed one seen in all modern-day films. The only chink in his armor was that he married an unbeliever, something a sincere minister (William Lundigan) such as the one shown here, would NEVER do.

Susan Hayward's character, the minister's wife, is annoying at times but at least she admits her weaknesses and doubts and then realizes the doubts were unfounded. However, her allegiance, even at the end with a quote from Scripture, is not to God but to her husband. She thinks her purpose in life is to follow him, not Him!

Interwoven in this story are a couple of touching stories of relationships that are transformed from hardened to soft with the patient help from the preacher. It's basically life in strict small Georgia town in Protestant church setting.

Overall, a nice story and good family viewing, as the cliché goes, but nothing extraordinary to be honest. Worth at least one look


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