A Man Called Peter

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Scots-born, American-trained Presbyterian minister Peter Marshall, who was to gain national prominence as the Chaplain to the US Senate, is the subject of this unstoppably earnest CinemaScope biopic, where faith is unshaken even by a heart attack in the pulpit. The combination of Richard Todd and Hollywood religiosity makes a potent argument for descaling the kettle.

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Duration: 119 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Henry Koster
Screenwriter: Eleanore Griffin
Cast: Richard Todd
Jean Peters
Marjorie Rambeau
Jill Esmond
Doris Lloyd
Emmett Lynn