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Black Narcissus
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Deborah Kerr

Deborah Kerr

Sister Clodagh
Flora Robson

Flora Robson

Sister Philippa
Jenny Laird

Jenny Laird

Sister Honey
Judith Furse

Judith Furse

Sister Briony
Kathleen Byron

Kathleen Byron

Sister Ruth
Esmond Knight

Esmond Knight

The Old General
Sabu

Sabu

The Young General
David Farrar

David Farrar

Mr. Dean


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Michael Powell

Michael Powell

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Black Narcissus (1947) - Deborah Kerr - Trailer

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A classic

2 years, 7 months ago at Jan 30 9:04
Back then, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger made some really lavish productions in what was considered for many movie viewers, the Golden Age of British cinema. Once again, the production value is pretty huge here and it is hard to believe that the whole thing was shot in a studio, and not on location. The decors, the sets, the colors are just amazing to watch. I was also amazed that Kanchi, ... read more
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Description: British nun Sister Clodagh (Deborah Kerr) is chosen by her order to establish a school and dispensary in the Himalayas. Among those selected to accompany her on this mission are Sister Briony (Judith Furse), a capable take-charge nun; Sister Phillipa (Flora Robson), a nun with a green thumb to handle the garden, and Sister Ruth (Kathl ... (more)
Release date: 1 December 1947
UPC: 037429152126
Drama (9), 1947 (6), 1940s (5), Jealousy (4), Mountain (4), UK (4), Relationships (3), Nuns (3), Perfume (2), Holy Man (2), Doubt (2), Religion (2), 1940's (2), Journeying (2), General (2), Convent (2), Nature (1), Death Of Child (1), Christmas (1), India (1)
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" Plot: After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension - both with the natives and also within their own group - as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings. Genre: Drama Director: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger Stars: Deborah Kerr, Kathleen Byron, David Farrar -----} Trailer"


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" Director(s): Pressburger & Powell Cast: Deborah Kerr, Jean Simmons, Sabu, David Farrar, Flora Robson, Kathleen Byron Where: On TV (RECORDED) When: 14th December 2013 Why?: Deborah Kerr Seen it before?: Yes, but not for years Project: Classics Thoughts: This is just a bit bonkers isn't it? It has been a few years since I last watched this one and so really had forgotten the story, remembering only the key moments. It is certainly worth a watch. The lack of real diversity in the actors is "


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