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Fighting Father Dunne

Fighting Father Dunne(1948)

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Brief Synopsis

A dedicated priest tries to reform a group of homeless boys in turn-of-the-century St. Louis.

Cast & Crew

Ted Tetzlaff Director
Pat O'Brien Father [Peter J.] Dunne
Darryl Hickman Matt Davis
Charles Kemper Emmett Mulvey
Una O'Connor Miss O'Rourke
Arthur Shields Mr. [Michael] O'Donnell
Harry Shannon John [Tom] Lee
Joe Sawyer Steve Davis
Anna Q. Nilsson Mrs. Knudson
Donn Gift Jimmy
Myrna Dell Paula [Hendricks]
Ruth Donnelly Kate Mulvey
Jim Nolan Danny Briggs
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1948 Production Date:  AFI
complete credits, Jul 93
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  RKO Radio Pictures, Inc.
Duration(mins):  91-93 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,347    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Fighting Father Dunne

    Janet Masly 2014-06-18

    Pat O'Brian is a great star; but this movie did not typify the actions of an honest concerned priest. There are other methods of getting needed... MORE>

  • Memories

    David S 2012-04-27

    I did not live there in the times it started but in the times it was closing in 2008. It was part of a Merger of several other turn of the century home... MORE>

  • Fighting Father Dunne

    John Duffy 2006-10-06

    This was a great movie. Father Dunne wouldn't let anything get in the way of getting what he needed in order to take care of his boys. I really... MORE>