The Song of Bernadette

United States, 1943

Film
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A superb cast, including Vincent Price and Jennifer Jones triumph in this Academy Award winning film that tells the story of Bernadette Soubirous, the poverty-stricken, pure-hearted adolescent who saw a vision of a “Beautiful Lady” near her home town of Lourdes in 1858. The wondrous news spreads rapidly throughout France, leaving in its wake a variety of consequences. This true story, told with profound sincerity, sensitivity and reverence is both first rate filmmaking and an inspiring tribute to faith, personal courage and the glory of the human spirit.

Credits

director

Henry King

producer

William Perlberg

production company

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

Language

English

Duration

02:36:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

38707

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Religious films

Drama

Drama → Religious films

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Bernadette, Saint, 1844-1879

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Religious films

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Saints

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

History → Bernadette, Saint, 1844-1879

History → Saints

People → Bernadette, Saint, 1844-1879

People → Saints

Religious films

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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