A homespun minister (Andy Griffith) and his family move to a small town where he tries to win the support and trust of his new congregation.

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Cast

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Reverend Samuel D. Whitehead
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Emery
Kay Medford ...
Racine
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Mary Elizabeth Whitehead
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Will Sinclair
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Axel Gresham
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Art Shields
Parker Fennelly ...
Calvin Grey
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Norman Gresham
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Lila Sinclair
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Nadine
Richard Van Vleet ...
Harry Toback
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Ted Palish
Jim Boles ...
Corby Gresham
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A homespun minister (Andy Griffith) and his family move to a small town where he tries to win the support and trust of his new congregation. Written by Anonymous

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He's an ex-Marine turned preacher in a wacky and wonderful entertainment for the whole family!

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Comedy | Family

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G
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2 April 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Um Anjo no Meu Bolso  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Technicolor)

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2.35 : 1
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This was the first film of a multli-picture deal between Andy Griffith and Universal. Griffith was so disappointed with this film that he declined to make the other pictures that were part of the deal. See more »

Quotes

Reverend Samuel D. Whitehead: [In reply to the old gossip who said that he had played the organ for a "naked harlot"] She was not naked. And how do you know she was a harlot? You are bearing false witness!
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The Girls of All Nations
Words and Music by Jerry Keller and Dave Blume
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Great funny feel-good movie. Andy Griffith's best work ever!
23 October 1999 | by (Carlsbad, NM) – See all my reviews

I can't honestly say I remember all the details of this movie. It's been a very long time since I've seen it, and I've been keeping my eye out for a copy for a while. I do remember that I was completely taken back by Andy's performance, and the story was very sensitive, funny, and believable. It's sort of like "It's a Wonderful Life" in some ways, but funnier. Andy plays a do-gooder that has a special flair for handling other people's problems. I don't want to give it all away, so that's all I'll say about it. Definitely see this movie if you get a chance to. It won't let you down one bit. A five-star pic all the way.


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