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You Can Change the World (1950)

Comedian Jack Benny has his butler, Rochester, call several of his celebrity friends over to the house. Benny introduces them to a Catholic priest, who speaks to them about doing a film for... See full summary »

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Leo McCarey
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Cast

Credited cast:
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson ... Rochester
Jack Benny ... Himself
Ann Blyth ... Herself
Johnny Burke Johnny Burke ... Himself
Bing Crosby ... Himself
Paul Douglas ... Himself
Irene Dunne ... Herself
William Holden ... Himself
Bob Hope ... Himself
James G. Keller James G. Keller ... Himself (as Father James G. Keller)
Jimmy Van Heusen ... Himself
Loretta Young ... Herself
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Comedian Jack Benny has his butler, Rochester, call several of his celebrity friends over to the house. Benny introduces them to a Catholic priest, who speaks to them about doing a film for a group called the Christophers. The Christophers are an organization that wants to use different mediums such radio, TV, and film to inspire young people to change the world for the better by pursuing careers in public service like teaching and government work. The priest gives the celebrities a history lesson about the founding of the U.S. and God's role in it, and he asks for their help. Written by brownsbros3

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Documentary | Short

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 1950 (USA) See more »

Company Credits

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The Christophers See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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It was a different America in 1951
23 May 2008 | by jppuSee all my reviews

Can you imagine A list stars of today talking about the Declaration of Independence, Christianity and being a blessing to the people of this country?

Sure, it was a bit stagy and scripted, but this little documentary was so refreshing to see today and just goes to show how far the entertainment field has fallen. It actually makes me very sad.

The Christophers are still a great organization.

7 is for content, not actually entertainment value.

I loved this and can't wait to show it to others who would appreciate it.


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