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The Trouble with Angels (1966) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Ida Lupino .

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Anjos Rebeldes (1966) / The Trouble with Angels (1966)

By L? on Jun 6, 2019 From Critica Retro

Anjos Rebeldes (1966) / The Trouble with Angels (1966) Se eu fosse julgar o filme “Anjos Rebeldes”, dirigido por Ida Lupino, apenas pela sequ?ncia de abertura animada, a nota dada seria de cinco estrelas. Cr?ditos animados estavam na moda nos anos 60 – quem pode se esquecer... Read full article


The Trouble with Angels (1966)

By Beatrice on Feb 28, 2019 From Flickers in Time

The Trouble with Angels Directed by Ida Lupino Written by Blanche Hanalis from a novel by Jane Trahey 1966/USA Columbia Pictures Corporation/William Frye Productions/Eaves Movie Ranch Repeat viewing/Amazon Instant About as cute as any convent comedy has the right to be. Mary Clancy (Haley Mills) and... Read full article


The Trouble With Angels

By Amanda Garrett on May 11, 2018 From Old Hollywood Films

June Harding (left) and Hayley Mills play Catholic schoolgirls in The Trouble with Angels (1966). This article is part of The Ida Lupino Centenary Blogathon hosted by Maddy Loves Her Classic Films. The biggest hit of Ida Lupino's film-directing career was The Trouble With Angels, a 1966 comedy... Read full article


The Trouble with Angels ( 1966 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 29, 2017 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"I just thought of a scathingly brilliant idea!" Mary ( Hayley Mills ) is chock-full of scathingly brilliant ideas, most of them taking the form of pranks to play on the nuns at St. Francis Academy, the convent school for girls that she and her partner-in-crime Rachel ( played by newcomer June Hard... Read full article


The Trouble with Angels (1966)

By Crystal J. Anderson on Aug 1, 2013 From Classic Film Review

Director:?Ida Lupino Writers:?Jane Trahey (novel);?Blanche Hanalis (screenplay) Genre: Comedy Main Cast: Hayley Mills (Mary Clancy) June Harding (Rachel Devery) Rosalind Russell (Mother Superior) Marge Redmond (Sister Liguori) Mary Wickes (Sister Clarissa) Margalo Gillmore (Sister Rose Marie) Judith... Read full article


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Mother Superior: Rachel? Well, Rachel has a home and parents who love her. She's a follower, not a leader. She can be guided. But, Mary... oh, Mary has a will of iron. To bend but not to break... to yield but not capitulate... to have pride but also humility. This has always been my struggle, Sister. Can I be less tolerant of Mary than the Church has been of me?


Mother Superior: Evidently Sister Ursula's German accent amuses you.
Mary Clancy: I didn't know she was German, Reverend Mother.
Mother Superior: Then surely you didn't know that during the war Sister Ursula kept 34 Jewish children hidden for more than two years in the cellar of a destroyed convent outside of Munich. And that when this was finally discovered she was imprisoned. She suffered untold indignities and she... she...
[nearly choking up, then turning away to pray]
Mary Clancy: Are we dismissed, Reverend Mother?
Mother Superior: [quietly] Yes.


Rachel Devery: Couldn't we have uniforms, too, Reverend Mother?
Mother Superior: Most certainly not. The band will perform in their gym suits.
Rachel Devery: Our gym suits?
Mother Superior: Yes.
Mary Clancy: But, they're awful! I mean, it's not as if they were like Sacred Heart's. At Sacred Heart they wear short-shorts for gym.
Mother Superior: They're French.


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Rosalind Russell appears in this movie alongside Gypsy Rose Lee, whose real-life mother Russell portrayed in her most previous movie role, that of Rose Hovick in Gypsy.
Upon arriving at St. Francis', Mary uses the alias "Kim Novak". Rosalind Russell, who plays Mother Superior, starred with Kim Novak in Picnic.
Producer William Frye personally offered his friend Greta Garbo $1 million to play the Mother Superior in the film. When she declined, he offered the role to Rosalind Russell at a much lower salary.
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