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Where Angels Go Trouble Follows! (1968)

An old-line Mother Superior is challenged by a modern young nun when they take the girls of St. Francis Academy on a bus trip across the U.S.A.

Director:

James Neilson

Writers:

Blanche Hanalis, Jane Trahey (characters)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosalind Russell ... Mother Superior
Stella Stevens ... Sister George
Binnie Barnes ... Sister Celestine
Mary Wickes ... Sister Clarissa
Dolores Sutton ... Sister Rose Marie
Milton Berle ... The Movie Director: The 'In' Group
Arthur Godfrey ... The Bishop: The 'In' Group
Van Johnson ... Father Chase: The 'In' Group
Robert Taylor ... Mr. Farriday: The 'In' Group
Susan Saint James ... Rosabelle
Barbara Hunter ... Marvel Ann
Alice Rawlings ... Patty
Hilarie Thompson ... Hilarie
Devon Douglas Devon Douglas ... Devon
Ellen Moss Ellen Moss ... Tanya
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Storyline

In this follow-up to "The Trouble with Angels", the wry but wise Mother Superior of St. Francis Academy For Girls accompanies a group of nuns including modern, progressive Sister George, with their high-spirited students on a bus trip across America to a California peace rally. Along the way, they encounter a series of adventures that include multiple bus problems, an overnight stay at a Catholic school for boys run by Father Chase, a Western dude ranch owned by millionaire Mr. Farriday, a flamboyant movie director shooting a Western on location, and a bunch of menacing biker toughs. Written by alfiehitchie

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Trivia

Milton Berle's performance as the 'Director' is a parody of John Ford, with the eye patch, the sunglasses, and the style of hat, as well as the fact that he is directing a western movie. See more »

Goofs

The exterior shots of the school were filmed at St. Mary's Home, an orphanage, in Ambler, Pennsylvania. In the beginning of the film when the nuns come out of the school to meet Sister George, who is getting off a truck from a protest, the St. Mary's mat is clearly visible in front of the doors. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sister George: [carrying a sign, returning from a protest] Not a single arrest today, Mother!
Mother Superior: [sarcastically] Don't get discouraged, I'm sure you'll do better next time.
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Crazy Credits

The final credits end with "And The State Contest Winners" listing eight girls from eight states where portions of the film were shot (New Mexico, Oklahoma, Illinois, Ohio, Texas, Missouri, Indiana and Pennsylvania.) Presumably each girl won a brief screen appearance that was shot when the filmmakers came to her state. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Operation Double 007 (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

In the Chapel in the Moonlight
(uncredited)
Written by Billy Hill
Sung acapella by Sister Celestine (Binnie Barnes)
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This is about Fun, not heavy drama, so calm down..
21 March 2016 | by timemayerSee all my reviews

I prefer this movie to it's predecessor, because it is campy, nostalgic and has favorite actors like Rosalind Russell, Stella Stevens and Susan Saint James. I also went to parochial school in the seventies but enjoy the sixties references. Yes, this movie is a sequel, but evaluate it on it's own merits. I love the entire charming soundtrack by Lalo Schifrin and the title song lyrics and vocals by Boyce & Hart but am very disappointed that it is not available. I actually first saw it as a young adult in my church's school auditorium and found it highly amusing. It doesn't shock, create belly-laughs or extended philosophical pondering and if you are looking for those things, then choose another movie. One reviewer actually said that this plays like a "low-drawer Disney movie", to which I say absolutely not. The current Disney television shows and movies for kids often pander with extremely corny overacting, silly overused slang and idiotic dialogue. This movie does not take itself too seriously. It has dramatic moments but is NOT Shakespeare, SO MELLOW-OUT, YOU SQUARES! IT IS, HOWEVER, A LOT OF INNOCENT FUN.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 December 1968 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Where Angels Go Trouble Follows! See more »

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Color:

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1.85 : 1
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