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I'd Climb the Highest Mountain (1951)

The simple told story, based on Corra Harris' biographical book, of a Methodist minister, called to a north-Georgia mountain-community in 1910 who, with his gently-bred new bride, meets the... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
... Mary Elizabeth Eden Thompson
... Rev. William Asbury Thompson
... Jack Stark
... Jenny Brock
... Jeff Brock
... Mrs. Billywith
... Glory White
... Mrs. Brock
... Tom Salter
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The simple told story, based on Corra Harris' biographical book, of a Methodist minister, called to a north-Georgia mountain-community in 1910 who, with his gently-bred new bride, meets the problems and crises of his circuit-riding congregation fearlessly and honestly. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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17 February 1951 (USA)  »

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A História de Uma Alma  »

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Local children from the Cleveland, Georgia area who appeared in the film, hold commemorative reunions. See more »

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Mary Elizabeth Eden Thompson: Why don't you come in?
Jack Stark: I don't think I'd be welcome.
Mary Elizabeth Eden Thompson: You're a member of my husband's church, aren't you?
Jack Stark: No, ma'am. I'm a raw sheep.
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We're Marching to Zion
Music by Robert Lowry
Lyrics by Isaac Watts
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A looks-good, feels-good, ends good film.
15 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

The charm of the North Georgia Mountains as they used to be, coupled with the human warmth of the acting captured on beautiful color filming, makes this film a perennial classic. The story of a moderate minister and the ordeals he faces, as his wife faces her own. They come to combine their trials as well as their triumphs. A glimpse at olden times, but which reveals that folks back then were quite like us. Yet wholesome and safe for the entire family.


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