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Detective, The (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Forest Of Priests

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    Detective, The (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Forest Of Priests

    Summoned before the bishop (Cecil Parker) and policeman Wilkins (John Horsley), amateur sleuth Father Brown (Alec Guinness) is told of the plan to protect a valuable cross from theft, in The Detective 1954, based on the first of G.K. Chesterton's "Father Brown" stories.

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Detective, The (1954) -- (Movie Clip) Forest Of...
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Father Brown (Alec Guinness), who has taken it upon himself to transport a valuable old cross to Rome to prevent its' theft, boards the London train, casually meeting a handsome bearded priest (Peter Finch), early in The Detective, 1954, from a G.K. Chesterton story.>
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