The Power and the Glory (1957)

In a Latin American country where religion is forbidden, an alcoholic priest must become a fugitive.


Pierre Bost (play), Denis Cannan (play) (as Dennis Cannan) | 1 more credit »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Wanamaker ... Priest
Alan Tilvern ... Lieutenant
Elwyn Brook-Jones Elwyn Brook-Jones ... Chief of Police
Richard Wordsworth ... Tench
David Franks David Franks ... 1st Boy
Harold Reese Harold Reese ... Patient
Kenneth Collins Kenneth Collins ... 2nd Boy
Selma Vaz Dias Selma Vaz Dias ... Maria
Anne Cooke Anne Cooke ... Brigitta (as Anne Cook)
Oscar Quitak Oscar Quitak ... Miguel
Vida St. Romaine Vida St. Romaine ... Old woman
Walter Randall ... Young man
Anna Wing Anna Wing ... 1st Peasant woman
Maxwell Shaw Maxwell Shaw ... The Mestizo
Reed De Rouen Reed De Rouen ... Governor's cousin


In a Latin American country where religion is forbidden, an alcoholic priest must become a fugitive.

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