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Thunder on the Hill

Thunder on the Hill(1951)

Also Known As: Bonaventure | Written on the Wind |

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Brief Synopsis

Convicted murderess Valerie Carns (Ann Blyth) is being transported to Norwich to be executed when a flood strands her and her guards at a convent hospital. Nurse Sister Mary (Claudette Colbert) becomes convinced of her innocence and sets out to find the real killer.

Cast & Crew

Douglas Sirk Director
Claudette Colbert Sister Mary [Bonaventure]
Ann Blyth Valerie Carns
Robert Douglas Dr. [Edward] Jeffreys
Anne Crawford Isabel Jeffreys
Philip Friend Sidney Kingham
Gladys Cooper Mother Superior
John Abbott Abel Harmer
Connie Gilchrist Sister Josephine
Gavin Muir Melling
Phyllis Stanley Nurse Phillips
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Boston: 8 Aug 1951
Release Date:  1951 Production Date:  EBX AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Universal Pictures Co., Inc.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Universal-International Pictures Co., Inc.
Duration(mins):  84-85 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • Thunder on the hill

    Pamela Richardson 2012-08-09

    This is a wonderful how did it movie suspense to the end. Why doesn't TCM show films like this instead of Harold Lloyd. This is just a great film.... MORE>

  • Thunder on the Hill (1951)

    Mr. Blandings 2012-07-25

    Claudette Colbert (far too sexy to be a nun, by the way) is the only reason to watch this dull film. The other cast members poorly overact and the... MORE>