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A Man Called Peter (1955)

G 119 min - Drama, Family - 31 March 1955
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Based on the true story of a young Scottish lad, Peter Marshall, who dreams of only going to sea but finds out there is a different future for him when he receives a "calling" from God to be a minister. He leaves Scotland and goes to America where after a few small congregations he lands the position of pastor of the Church of the Presidents in Washington, D.C. and eventually he becomes Chaplain of the U.S. Senate.

Director:  Henry Koster
Stars:  Richard Todd, Jean Peters, Marjorie Rambeau, Jill Esmond, Les Tremayne, Robert Burton, Gladys Hurlbut, Richard Garrick, Gloria Gordon, Billy Chapin, Marietta Canty, Ann B. Davis, Eleanor Audley, Roy Glenn, Doris Lloyd, Emmett Lynn, Sam McDaniel, Dorothy Neumann, Bill Walker, Barbara Morrison, Leslie Parrish

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Based on the true story of a young Scottish lad, Peter Marshall, who dreams of only going to sea but finds out there is a different future for him when he receives a "calling" from God to be a minister. He leaves Scotland and goes to America where after a few small congregations he lands the position of pastor of the Church of the Presidents in Washington, D.C. and eventually he becomes Chaplain of the U.S. Senate.



Tagline: The True Story of How One Man's Faith Uplifted a Nation

Genres: Drama, Family

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Language:  English
Release Date:  31 March 1955

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Runtime:  1 h 59 min

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