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The Snow Goose ()


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An aging artist who lives a solitary life as a lighthouse keeper in an Essex fishing village assists a young orphan girl in caring for a wounded snow goose.

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  • Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 9 nominations.
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Philip Rhayadar
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Fritha
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Recruiting Officer
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Postmistress
Noel Johnson ...
Naval Captain
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Soldier
Ludmilla Nova ...
Jane
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alvar Liddell ...
Newsreader (as Alvar Lidell)
Declan Mulholland
Keith Smith
Julian Somers ...
Jim
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Narrator (voice)
Jack Woolgar ...
Pinnace Captain
Douglas Stoker ...
Sailor - 'The winds from France' (uncredited)

Directed by

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Patrick Garland

Written by

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Paul Gallico ... (short story "The Snow Goose", published in 1940 by the Saturday Evening Post)
 
Paul Gallico ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Duane Bogie ... executive producer / producer
Frank O'Connor ... producer

Music by

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Carl Davis

Cinematography by

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Ray Henman

Film Editing by

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Ken Pearce

Art Direction by

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Stanley Morris

Makeup Department

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Anna Chesterman ... makeup artist
Bill Lodge ... makeup artist

Art Department

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Peter Scott ... paintings by

Sound Department

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Colin March ... sound

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Patrick Carey ... second unit photographer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kenneth Morey ... wardrobe (as Ken Morey)

Music Department

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Carl Davis ... conductor

Other crew

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Ray Berwick ... animal trainer: snow goose
Kay Fraser ... production assistant
Cathy Lonergan ... assistant to executive producer
Bryan Renfro ... animal trainer

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

At the beginning of the Second World War, in an Essex fishing village, Fritha, a young orphan, finds a snow goose wounded by shotgun. At the same time, she gets to know Philip Rhayadar, a hunched back artist who lives a solitary life in an abandoned lighthouse in the marshlands. With his help Fritha manages to nurse the bird back to flight. A fairy tale into which tragedy smuggles the day Philip decides to come to the rescue of British soldiers caught in the trap of the Dunkirk battle... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Also Known As
  • Hallmark Hall of Fame: The Snow Goose (#21.1) (United States)
  • L'oie des neiges (France)
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  • 60 min
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Trivia Written by Paul Gallico, who also wrote "The Poseidon Adventure" and "The Man who was Magic". See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951). See more »

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