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The Song of Bernadette (1943)

156 min - Drama - 21 December 1943
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In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all assume it to be the virgin Mary. The pompous government officials think she is nuts, and do their best to suppress the girl and her followers, and the church wants nothing to do with the whole matter. But as Bernadette attracts wider and wider attention, the phenomenon overtakes everyone in the the town, and transforms their lives.

Director:  Henry King
Stars:  Jennifer Jones, Vincent Price, Charles Bickford, Lee J. Cobb, Gladys Cooper, Anne Revere, Roman Bohnen, Mary Anderson, William Eythe, Patricia Morison, Aubrey Mather, Charles Dingle, Edith Barrett, Sig Ruman, Blanche Yurka, Ermadean Walters, Marcel Dalio, Pedro de Cordoba, Jerome Cowan

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In 1858 France, Bernadette, an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. She never claims it to be anything other than this, but the townspeople all assume it to be the virgin Mary. The pompous government officials think she is nuts, and do their best to suppress the girl and her followers, and the church wants nothing to do with the whole matter. But as Bernadette attracts wider and wider attention, the phenomenon overtakes everyone in the the town, and transforms their lives.



Tagline: Here is greatness . . . wonder . . . and majesty . . . no human words can describe!

Genres: Drama

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Language:  French, English
Release Date:  21 December 1943

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 36 min

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