| Comedy, Crime, Drama
Paul Douglas comments that St. Peter's is bigger than Yankee Stadium. In fact, the Yankee Stadium of 1952 could fit into just the central aisle of St. Peter's.
Father John X. Halligan:
Holiness often disappears with the daylight.
A large moving shadow of the boom microphone is visible on the wall behind Father John when he is in Bodulli's office asking for his help in getting a pardon for Joe.
Opening card: "1950 was a holy year. Three million pilgrims from every part of the world thronged to Rome, the Eternal City. Our story is about two men who journeyed to Rome that year. One was Father John X. Halligan, a young priest from Coaltown, Pennsylvania, whose mission was a holy one; the other was Joe Brewster, late of Sing Sing, San Quentin, Joliet, and Atlanta, whose mission was not so holy...
If our story has a moral, it's a simple one: God may move in mysterious ways, but He gets there just the same. "
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