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The Man Who Could Work Miracles (H.G. Wells\' The Man Who Could Work Miracles)

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Roland Young Roland Young
George McWhirter Fotheringay
Ralph Richardson Ralph Richardson
Colonel Winstanley
Edward Chapman Edward Chapman
Major Grigsby
Joan Gardner Joan Gardner
Ada Price
Sophie Stewart Sophie Stewart
Maggie Hooper
Robert Cochran Robert Cochran
Bill Stoker
Maud Tree Maud Tree
Grigsby's Housekeeper


Written by
H.G. Wells H.G. Wells
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Lajos Biró Lajos Biró
screenplay


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Description: George McWhirter Fotheringay, while vigorously asserting the impossibility of miracles, suddenly discovers that he can perform them. After being thrown out of a bar for what is thought to be a trick, he tests his powers and eventually sends a policeman to Hades by accident. Worried, he sends the police officer to San Francisco, and seeks advice from the local clergyman, Mr Maydig. Maydig, after having Fotheringay's powers demonstrated to him, quickly planning for reform of the world by means of miracle, but eventually Fotheringay orders a miracle which, due to clumsy wording, backfires. He relinquishes his power and returns to t ... (more)
Tags: 1936 (2), British (1), Classic (1), Pub (1), Comedy Drama (1), Banquet (1), Comedy (1), Fantasy (1)
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