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Count Three and Pray (1955)

Approved | | Western | October 1955 (USA)
A pastor with a shady past moves into a rural town just after the Civil War.

Director:

George Sherman

Writers:

Herb Meadow (dialogue), Herb Meadow (story "Calico Pony")
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Van Heflin ... Luke Fargo
Joanne Woodward ... Lissy
Philip Carey ... Albert Loomis (as Phil Carey)
Raymond Burr ... Yancey Huggins
Allison Hayes ... Georgina Decrais
Myron Healey ... Floyd Miller
Nancy Kulp ... Matty Miller
James Griffith ... Swallow
Richard Webb ... Big
Kathryn Givney ... Mrs. Decrais
Robert Burton ... Bishop
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Storyline

A pastor with a shady past moves into a rural town just after the Civil War.

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Taglines:

Luke Fargo was through with sin ... but sin wasn't through with Luke Fargo ! See more »

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Calico Pony See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Copa Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.55 : 1
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Trivia

While Joanne Woodward had appeared in numerous television productions prior to this, this movie marked her debut in film. See more »

Goofs

When Georgina DeCrais gets into her carriage after being handed her package by Yancy Huggins, her dress gets caught in the door of the carriage. After her horses run off, she exits the carriage from the opposite side and her dress being caught doesn't stop her from exiting. See more »

Soundtracks

Holy Holy Holy
Music by Reginald Heber and lyrics by John B. Dykes
Performed by the cast
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a real gem...!
12 August 2001 | by inframanSee all my reviews

boy did i get a crush on joanne woodward when i first saw this movie as a teen in the 1950s. & guess what? i still do. great movie. solid, moving, funny. van heflin the perfect soul-searching good guy & raymond burr the perfect nasty badguy...& oh that wonderful joanne...lucky paul newman... smart fellow!


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