The Left Hand of God (1955)

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At a Catholic mission in China, long-awaited "Father O'Shea" proves to be a tough guy, disturbingly attractive to mission nurse Anne.


  • Lee J. Cobb in The Left Hand of God (1955)
  • Humphrey Bogart and Gene Tierney in The Left Hand of God (1955)
  • Gene Tierney in The Left Hand of God (1955)
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  • E.G. Marshall in The Left Hand of God (1955)

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William Faulkner completed an adaptation of the 1950 novel for director Howard Hawks, a longtime collaborator, but the results were deemed "rather dull and sincere with an abundance of narration" by Hawks biographer Todd McCarthy and was shelved.


Dr. David Sigman: I like to see a man get violent now and then. It's good for the circulation.


Throughout the climactic confrontation as Carmody and Mieh Yang sit next to each other, Mieh Yang's bald head shifts repeatedly between sunshine and shadow.


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