The Flying Nun: Season 3, Episode 11

Bertrille and the Silent Flicks (26 Nov. 1969)

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When the Mother General Adelaide of Culebra wants the sisters to hold a fund-raiser, the sisters think the perfect event would be to run the silent film Lure of the West, the thought ... See full summary »

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Marge Redmond ...
Madeleine Sherwood ...
Alejandro Rey ...
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Sister Sixto
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Mother General Adelaide / Gloria Davenport
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Julian Rivero ...
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When the Mother General Adelaide of Culebra wants the sisters to hold a fund-raiser, the sisters think the perfect event would be to run the silent film Lure of the West, the thought initiated after they discover that the Mother General is former silent film actress Gloria Davenport, the movie's star. One of Carlos' assistants, Leonardo, is in love with Gloria Davenport, and he and Sister Bertrille convince the Mother General to go along with the idea. However the public may not think it's a good idea as silent films may be seen as outdated entertainment. When the sisters, without the Mother General, view the movie in a private screening, they too may think the same way - the formerly dramatic film is campy by 1960s sensibilities. But it's too late to back out since they have already sold out the event, raising $1,200. However they can't embarrass the Mother General. Carlos comes up with a plan to call the Mother General back to Culebra on convent business on the night of the ... Written by Huggo

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Per the title, a flick was a 1960's term for the movies due to the flickering of the movie projector. See more »

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