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Based on the true story of a young Scottish lad, Peter Marshall, who dreams of only going to sea but finds out there is a different future for him when he receives a "calling" from God to be a minister. He leaves Scotland and goes to America where after a few small congregations he lands the position of pastor of the Church of the Presidents in Washington, D.C. and eventually he becomes Chaplain of the U.S. Senate.

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  1. Catherine Marshall


  2. Eleanore Griffin


  3. Henry Koster


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  1. Richard Todd

    Richard Todd

    The Rev. Peter Marshall

  2. Jean Peters

    Jean Peters

    Catherine Wood Marshall

  3. Marjorie Rambeau

    Marjorie Rambeau

    Miss Laura Fowler

  4. Jill Esmond

    Jill Esmond

    Mrs. Findlay

  5. Les Tremayne

    Les Tremayne

    Senator Willis K. Harvey

  6. Robert Burton

    Robert Burton

    Mr. Peyton

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

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Release Information

  • March 31, 1955
    G, Theatrical



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