The Bells of St. Mary’s (1945)

Movie Summary

Father O’Malley, the unconventional priest, continues his work for the Catholic Church. This time he is sent to St. Mary’s, a run-down parochial school on the verge of condemnation. He and Sister Benedict work together in an attempt to save the school, though their differing methods often lead to good natured disagreements.

The Bells of St. Mary’s was originally released in theaters December 6, 1945.

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When will The Bells of St. Mary’s air on TV in 2024?

Not airing this week

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on Turner Classic Movies (TCM). For a complete schedule of dates and times, view the TCM Christmas Classics schedule.

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Cast Includes

Bing Crosby (Father Chuck O’Malley), Ingrid Bergman (Sister Mary Benedict), Henry Travers (Horace P. Bogardus), William Gargan (Joe Gallagher), Joan Carroll (Patsy Gallagher), Ruth Donnelly (Sister Michael), Martha Sleeper (Mary Gallagher), Rhys Williams (Dr. McKay), Una O’Conner (Mrs. Breen), Richard Tyler (Eddie Breen)

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4.7/5 - (6 votes)

The Bells of St. Mary’s Movie Trailer

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