Passed | | Comedy, Drama, Music
Father Charles O'Mailey, a young priest at a financially failing Church in a tough neighborhood, gains support and inspires his superior.
Leo McCarey became the first person to win Academy Awards for directing and writing (in this case Original Story) for the same film.
Hope? You know, Chuck, when you're young, it's easy to keep the fires of hope burning bright. But at my age, you're lucky if the pilot light doesn't go out.
it was common custom at the time for opera singers to be classified as either soprano or contralto (alto). The term mezzo-soprano only gradually became more widespread from the 50s onwards. Now, of course, she is more correctly known as a mezzo-soprano, but in the 40s she would have been referred to as a contralto.
Since Paramount could not get the European copyright clearance for Bizet's "Carmen," an additional sequence was shot from Smetana's "The Bartered Bride" which replaced Carmen for foreign prints.
Check out our guide to the Golden Globes, see what IMDb editors are watching, and more.