The Keys of the Kingdom (1944) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by John M. Stahl and produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Academy Awards 1945 --- Ceremony Number 18 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Actor||Gregory Peck||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: James Basevi, William Darling; Interior Decoration: Thomas Little, Frank E. Hughes||Nominated|
|Best Cinematography||Arthur Miller||Nominated|
|Best Music - Scoring||Alfred Newman||Nominated|
The Keys of the Kingdom ( 1944 )By The Metzinger Sisters on Nov 11, 2019 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers
Film studios always preferred a good novel adaptation over an original story idea. This was primarily because the producers knew they had an established audience who were waiting in anticipation for the release of the film. When a best-selling book became a box-office hit at the movie theatres, then... Read full article
A Life Through A Lens: The Keys of the KingdomBy Rachel T on Jun 15, 2013 From Sunset Blvd
Pious. In today’s vernacular, the term has come to describe those with a platitudinous zeal for religion, usually with more than a twinge of a negative connotation. The word “pious” itself however stems from the Latin “pius”, which can be roughly translated as devoted. ... Read full article
The Keys of the Kingdom (1944)By Lindsey on Apr 9, 2012 From The Motion Pictures
As mentioned in my 10 Deal Breakers post, I’m usually very put off by religious films, and as a result had reservations about this film when I decided to check it out from the library. But since it’s a four-time Oscar nominee starring two of my favorite men, Gregory Peck and Vincent Pric... Read full article
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Father Francis Chisholm: Of course not.
Joseph: You will hear it in confession anyway, because I'm thinking it.
Title card: On a September evening in 1938, Father Francis Chisholm returned to his little church near Tweedside, Scotland.
Father Francis Chisholm: Good afternoon, Monsignor.
Monsignor: Good afternoon, Father.
Father Francis Chisholm: Dear Lord, let me have patience and forbearance where now I have anger. Give me humility, Lord; after all, it was only thy merciful goodness and thy divine providence that saved the boy... but they *are* ungrateful and You know it!
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