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The Bells of St. Mary's (1945)

126 min - Drama, Family - 27 December 1945
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Father O'Malley the unconventional priest from 'Going My Way' continues his work for the Catholic Church. This time he is sent to St. Mary's, a run-down parochial school on the verge of condemnation. He and Sister Benedict work together in an attempt to save the school, though their differing methods often lead to good-natured disagreements.

Director:  Leo McCarey
Stars:  Bing Crosby, Ingrid Bergman, Henry Travers, William Gargan, Ruth Donnelly, Joan Carroll, Martha Sleeper, Rhys Williams, Richard Tyler, Una O'Connor, Jimmy Crane, Bobby Dolan Jr., Matt McHugh, Minerva Urecal, Edna May Wonacott

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Storyline

Father O'Malley the unconventional priest from 'Going My Way' continues his work for the Catholic Church. This time he is sent to St. Mary's, a run-down parochial school on the verge of condemnation. He and Sister Benedict work together in an attempt to save the school, though their differing methods often lead to good-natured disagreements.



Tagline: The Whole World's in Tune . . . with Bing and Bergman together at their most brilliant best !

Genres: Drama, Family

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  27 December 1945

Box Office

Revenue:  $21,300,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  RKO Radio Pictures, Republic Pictures, Rainbow Productions

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 06 min

Academy Award Nominations and Win

ACTOR — Bing Crosby {“Father O’Malley”}
ACTRESS — Ingrid Bergman {“Sister Benedict”}
DIRECTING — Leo McCarey
FILM EDITING — Harry Marker
MUSIC (Music Score of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture) — Robert Emmett Dolan
MUSIC (Song) — “Aren’t You Glad You’re You?,” Music by James Van Heusen; Lyrics by Johnny Burke
BEST MOTION PICTURE — Rainbow Productions
SOUND RECORDING — RKO Radio Studio Sound Department, Stephen Dunn, Sound Director – WON


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