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Sally and Saint Anne (1952)

 -  Comedy  -  July 1952 (USA)
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Sally O'Moyne, a good-natured but awkward school-girl lives with her extended and eccentric Irish-American clan. One day at school, unable to find her lunch bucket, Sally says a prayer to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Sally O'Moyne
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Grandpa Pat Ryan
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Alderman Percival Xavier 'Goldtooth' McCarthy
Gregg Palmer ...
Johnny Evans (as Palmer Lee)
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Danny O'Moyne
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Mike O'Moyne
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Mrs. Kitty 'Mom' O'Moyne
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Pop O'Moyne
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Lois Foran
George Mathews ...
Father Kennedy
Lamont Johnson ...
Willie O'Moyne
King Donovan ...
Hymie Callahan, Trainer
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Sally O'Moyne, a good-natured but awkward school-girl lives with her extended and eccentric Irish-American clan. One day at school, unable to find her lunch bucket, Sally says a prayer to St. Anne in hope of heavenly assistance. When Sally finds her lunch, she believes a miracle has happened, convincing her of a special relationship with the saint. Meanwhile, some animosity between the O'Moyne family and a neighbor grows and manifests itself in various comic situations. The plot develops as Sally, firm in her belief in St. Anne, emerges from adolescence an attractive young woman, and discovers the opposite sex. The feud, along with Sally's personal life, works itself to resolution in this light, nostalgic look at growing up Catholic in the 1940s and 1950s. Written by Thomas McWilliams <tgm@netcom.com>

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People Have More Fun Than Anybody... except the O'Moynes!

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July 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Casa do Avô  »

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A time capsule -- innocent entertainment at its most unencumbered
30 November 1999 | by (NYC, NY) – See all my reviews

This is a family comedy -- in the very best senses of the term. Uncomplicatedly about faith and family, Ann Blyth, with the help of everybody's favorite Grandpa, Edmund Gwenn, gets divine help in lifting the O'Moyne's above the would-be vengeance schemes of Goldtooth McCarthy (John McIntire). Pure fun.


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