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Come to the Stable (1949)

Approved | | Comedy, Drama | September 1949 (USA)
Two nuns arrive unannounced in the small New England town of Bethlehem, where they recruit various townspeople to help them build a children's hospital.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Sister Margaret
... Sister Scholastica
... Robert 'Bob' Mason
... Amelia Potts
... Luigi Rossi
... Kitty Blaine
... The Bishop
... Anthony James
... Monsignor Talbot
... Sam
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Two nuns from a French convent arrive in a small Connecticut town with a plan to build a children's hospital. They enlist the help of several colorful characters in achieving their dream including a struggling artist, a popular songwriter, and a renowned racketeer. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Laughs To Make Your Heart Ring Out With Joy !

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...und der Himmel lacht dazu  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60-minute radio adaptation of the movie on April 3, 1950 with Loretta Young and Hugh Marlowe reprising their film roles. See more »

Goofs

After the tennis match, Sister Scholastica calls Mrs. Townsend-Cooper "Mademoiselle" instead of the correct "Madame" for a married woman. See more »

Quotes

Monsignor Talbot: Excellency, it is that irresistible force.
The Bishop: Against which, quite obviously, there is no defense. There hasn't been for nearly 2,000 years.
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Connections

Featured in A Hollywood Christmas (1996) See more »

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Adeste Fideles (O Come, All Ye Faithful)
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What a surprise...
30 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

For some reason we bought this movie years ago. Every time I started to watch it I fell asleep before the end. It sat in storage for years and I took it out last week and FINALLY watched it from beginning to end. What a surprise! It's a heartwarming movie. It's definetly a period film, but it's not corny. I think I like the respect that God gets in the storyline. A 10 out of 10, just because!!


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