Christmas Lilies of the Field


2h 1979

Brief Synopsis

This belated sequel to the memorable 1963 theatrical movie, also directed by Ralph Nelson, has jack-of-all-trades Homer Smith (Billy Dee Williams in the original Sidney Poitier role) visiting the chapel in the Arizona desert he helped build for five German nuns under the supervision of Mother Maria

Film Details

Release Date
1979
Production Company
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; NBC Entertainment; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Utah Film Commission
Distribution Company
Viacom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

This belated sequel to the memorable 1963 theatrical movie, also directed by Ralph Nelson, has jack-of-all-trades Homer Smith (Billy Dee Williams in the original Sidney Poitier role) visiting the chapel in the Arizona desert he helped build for five German nuns under the supervision of Mother Maria (Maria Schell taking over Lilia Skala's part) and reluctantly helping them out of a pinch once more.

Film Details

Release Date
1979
Production Company
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group; NBC Entertainment; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Panavision, Ltd.; Utah Film Commission
Distribution Company
Viacom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States December 16, 1979