A minister is accidentally appointed to a snobbish parish.
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According to film historian Robert Osborne, Sellers' portrayal of Rev. Smallwood was based on (and is a "dead-on" impression of) one of his teachers - Brother Cornelius - in a Catholic school. See more
One of Lady Despard's dogs relieves itself against Smallwood's boot, as he is refused admission by Simpson the butler. A small puddle is left on a flagstone. From a different angle, Smallwood is then seen wiping one boot against the other, but there is no puddle. See more
[Smallwood is giving his first sermon to his new congregation
The Reverend John Smallwood
This town is full of people who *call* themselves Christians. But from what I've seen of it, I wouldn't mind taking a bet there aren't enough *real* Christians about to feed one decent lion.
All Things Bright and Beautiful
Music by William H. Monk
Lyrics by Cecil F. Alexander
Arranged by Richard Rodney Bennett See more