An American fugitive flees to Rome and tries to elude capture by masquerading as a priest.

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Father John X. Halligan
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Joe Brewster
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Aggiunto Bodulli
Carlo Rizzo ...
Antonio Silesto
Tudor Owen ...
Father McGinniss
Dino Nardi ...
Commissario Genoa
Aldo Silvani ...
Cabby with horse and buggy
Mario Siletti ...
Luigi Lugacetti
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Mrs. Lugacetti
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Rosa
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Charles Fawcett ...
Mr. Cates
Alberto Lolli ...
Father Segatini
Adriano Ambrogi ...
Father Mariani
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An American fugitive flees to Rome and tries to elude capture by masquerading as a priest.

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10 July 1952 (Portugal)  »

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Paul Douglas comments that St. Peter's is bigger than Yankee Stadium. In fact, the Yankee Stadium of 1952 could fit into just the central aisle of St. Peter's. See more »

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Hymn 'Panis Angelicus'
by César Franck
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Inspirational!
11 May 2006 | by (Motown) – See all my reviews

What a sweet film! I had never seen it before yesterday on TCM, May 10 2006. I am a fan of both actors and actually it was interesting to see them in such roles - Douglas as an "evil" person and Johnson as a priest! The whole story had the Clarence Brown quality that movie fans have come to love so much. I felt like some of the locations were the same ones used in Godfather III. The black and white is very rich, it is a pleasure to watch. The real shots of the Vatican celebrations are breathtaking. The comic relief of the detective is charming. I must admit I got choked up twice. I was brought up Catholic and though I do not practice etc. I still at least have nostalgic feelings for films such as When in Rome. I recommend!


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