The Keys of the Kingdom

Category: Drama
A young priest, Father Chisholm is sent to China to establish a Catholic parish among the non-Christian Chinese. While his boyhood friend, also a priest, flourishes in his calling as a priest in a more Christian area of the world, Father Chisholm struggles. He encounters hostility, isolation, disease, poverty and a variety of set backs which humble him, but make him more determined than ever to succeed.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1944-12-15
Run time: 137 minute / 2:17
Budget: $3,000,000
Director: John M. Stahl
Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Production Company : 20th Century Fox
Production Country: United States of America



Gregory Peck
as Father Francis Chisholm
Thomas Mitchell
as Willie Tulloch
Vincent Price
as Angus Mealey
Rose Stradner
as Reverend Mother Maria-Veronica
Roddy McDowall
as Francis Chisholm, as a boy
Edmund Gwenn
as Father Hamish MacNabb
Cedric Hardwicke
as Monsignor at Tweedside
Peggy Ann Garner
as Nora as a Girl
Jane Ball
as Nora, as an Adult
James Gleason
as Rev. Dr. Wilbur Fiske
Anne Revere
as Agnes Fiske
Ruth Nelson
as Mrs. Chisholm, Francis' Mother
Benson Fong
as Joseph
Leonard Strong
as Mr. Chia
Philip Ahn
as Mr. Pao, Envoy for Mr. Chia
Arthur Shields
as Father Fitzgerald, Dean at Holywell
Edith Barrett
as Aunt Polly
Sara Allgood
as Sister Martha
Richard Loo
as Lt. Shon
Ruth Ford
as Sister Clotilde
Kevin O'Shea
as Father Craig
H.T. Tsiang
as Hosannah Wong
Si-Lan Chen
as Philomena Wang
Eunice Soo-Hoo
as Anna
James Basevi Art Direction

Nunnally Johnson Screenplay

Alfred Newman Original Music Composer

Thomas Little Set Decoration

Joseph L. Mankiewicz Screenplay

Joseph L. Mankiewicz Producer

Arthur C. Miller Director of Photography

Costume & Make-Up
Bonnie Cashin Costume Design

James B. Clark Editor

John M. Stahl Director

A.J. Cronin Novel

William S. Darling Art Direction

Costume & Make-Up
Guy Pearce Makeup Artist

Frances C. Richardson Researcher

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