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I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (1951)

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
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Rev. William Asbury Thompson
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Jack Stark
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Jenny Brock
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Jeff Brock
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Mrs. Billywith
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Glory White
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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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17 February 1951 (USA)  »

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A História de Uma Alma  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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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 refuse to believe in a God who inflicts pain and suffering and permits all the injustices that are in this world. My mind tells me that such a God is not fit to be spat upon let alone worship. Nor do I believe He give a man a mind and then condemn him for using it to think with, any more than He give a bird wings and condemn it for flying. That's giving Him a great deal more credit than you do, Mr. Thompson, for all your religion.
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A looks-good, feels-good, ends good film.
15 February 2002 | by (Atlanta) – See all my reviews

The charm of the North Georgia Mountains as they used to be, coupled with the human warmth of the acting captured on beautiful color filming, makes this film a perennial classic. The story of a moderate minister and the ordeals he faces, as his wife faces her own. They come to combine their trials as well as their triumphs. A glimpse at olden times, but which reveals that folks back then were quite like us. Yet wholesome and safe for the entire family.


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