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Count Three and Pray (1955)

 -  Western  -  October 1955 (USA)
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A pastor with a shady past moves into a rural town just after the Civil War.

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Luke Fargo
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Albert Loomis (as Phil Carey)
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Yancey Huggins
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Georgina Decrais
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A pastor with a shady past moves into a rural town just after the Civil War.

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A whip-wielding woman ... a gun-toting girl ... and a hate-loaded town ! See more »

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October 1955 (USA)  »

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The Calico Pony  »

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Joanne's middle daughter is supposedly named after the character she played in this. See more »

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When Georgina DeCrais gets into her carriage after being handed her package by Yancy Huggins, her dress gets caught in the door of the carriage. After her horses run off, she exits the carriage from the opposite side and her dress being caught doesn't stop her from exiting. See more »

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Holy Holy Holy
Music by Reginald Heber and lyrics by John B. Dykes
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Excellent Film
30 June 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is the very first time I viewed this film and it held my interest from the very beginning of the film to the very end. Van Heflin, (Luke Fargo) plays the role of a Civil War soldier who returns to his home town and is very well known for his past with wine, women and song. Luke takes it upon himself to become a minister and set up a church which had been burned down to the ground. The rectory was still standing but a wild young girl was living in the house and was using a shot gun mainly at Luke's head and did not want him anywhere near her home as she called it. This wild young gal's name is Lissy, (Joanne Woodward) who never takes a bath and is a typical tom boy so to speak. There is a bad dude in town named Yancey Huggins, (Raymond Burr) who hates Luke and does everything in his power to destroy Luke's chances of building a church and accuses Luke of living with a girl under age and things not be fitting a man of the cloth. There is lots of laughs and some very dramatic scenes which makes this film a great family film and very worth your while to view this picture from 1955.


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