Daring Darleen Candlewick

The Singing Nun Overview:

The Singing Nun (1966) was a Drama - Comedy Film directed by Henry Koster and produced by John Beck, Hank Moonjean and Hayes Goetz.

Academy Awards 1966 --- Ceremony Number 39 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringHarry SukmanNominated
.

BlogHub Articles:

Debbie Reynolds as The Singing Nun

By Rick29 on Apr 23, 2020 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

Debbie Reynolds in the title role. In 1963, a Belgian nun named S?ur Sourire--also known as The Singing Nun--had a worldwide hit record with the song "Dominque." Even though the lyrics were in French, the song went to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the U.S. It's no surprise that this amazing ... Read full article


See all The Singing Nun articles

Quotes from

No Quote for this film.

Facts about

Debbie Reynolds's last film under her MGM contract.
Loosely based on the true story of Soeur Sourire, who had a #1 pop hit in America with "Dominique". Unfortunately, the lovable nun was a one-hit wonder whose life did not continue happily after her brief blush of chart success. After leaving the church for a full-time music career, she ran into heavy financial problems and eventually took her own life.
Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, and Nichelle Nichols tested for the role of Sister Mary.
read more facts about The Singing Nun...
Share this page:
Daring Darleen Candlewick
Best Music - Scoring Oscar 1966











See more Academy Awards>>
Also directed by Henry Koster




More about Henry Koster >>
Also produced by John Beck




More about John Beck >>
Related Lists
Create a list


See All Related Lists >>
Also released in 1966




See All 1966 films >>
More "True Story (based on)" films



See All "True Story (based on)" films >>
More "Priests, Ministers, Clergy, Nuns" films



See All "Priests, Ministers, Clergy, Nuns" films >>