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Old 15-11-2016, 11:33 PM   #597
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The Cardinal Box office $11,170,588..
A newly ordained Irish Catholic priest, Stephen Fermoyle returns home to Boston in 1917.. He discovers that his parents are upset about daughter Mona having become engaged to marry a Jewish boy, Benny Rampell..Mona seeks Stephen's counsel as a priest..Concerned about the young priest's ambition, the archbishop assigns Stephen to an out-of-the-way parish, where it is hoped he will learn humility.. There he meets the humble pastor, Father Ned Halley, observing the unpretentious way he lives his life and treats his parishioners.. Father Halley is very sick with multiple sclerosis. Fermoyle learns humility from him and his housekeeper, Lalage..Stephen and his Irish Catholic family will only permit Mona to marry her Jewish fiance, Benny, if he becomes a Catholic or agrees to raise any children as Catholic. Benny does not agree and leaves to serve in World War I..Release dates Dec 12, 1963..

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63 Ember 12 - Kenya was granted independence from the UK shortly after midknight..In a ceremony that took place before 250,000 people at Nairobi Independence Stadium, the British flag was lowered, Prince Philip presented the instruments of independence to PM Jomo Kenyatta, and the new black, green, red & white Kenyan flag was raised for the first time..Malcolm MacDonald, a native of Scotland and the last colonial Governor, became the first, and only Governor-General of Kenya..The nation would become a Republic exactly a year later - Newspaper publisher Choi Doo Sun was sworn in as PM of South Korea, after being selected by newly elected President Park Chung-hee - The annual European Conference on Experimental Social Psychology opened at Sorrento, Italy - Theodor Heuss, 79, the first President of West Germany (1949 to 59); & Yasujiro Ozu, Japanese filmmaker, on his 60th birthday..

The screenplay was written by Robert Dozier, based on the novel of the same name by Henry Morton Robinson..On December 23, 1960, he fell asleep in a hot bath after taking a sedative..3 weeks later, on January 13, 1961, he died in New York of complications from the resulting 2nd and 3rd-degree burns..He is buried in Artists Cemetery, Woodstock, Ulster County, New York..His son, Anthony Robinson, is also a noted novelist..Robinson's novel was based on the life of Cardinal Francis Spellman, who was then Archbishop of New York..The Vatican's liaison officer for the film was Joseph Ratzinger, later to become Pope Benedict XVI..Francis Spellman was born in Whitman, Massachusetts, to William & Ellen (née Conway) Spellman..His father (1858–1957), whose own parents had immigrated to the US from Clonmel and Leighlinbridge in Ireland, was a grocer..Leighlinbridge (Irish: Leithghlinn an Droichid, meaning "half-glen or grey glen of the bridge") is a small town on the River Barrow in County Carlow, Ireland..The N9 National primary route once passed through the village, which was by-passed in the 1980s..Leigh is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester, England, 7.7 miles (12 km) southeast of Wigan and 9.5 miles (15.3 km) west of Manchester city centre.. Leigh is situated on low-lying land to the north west of Chat Moss..In 1827 silk weaving began in Leigh, either as the result of a dispute or a labour shortage in the Middleton silk industry..Leigh's present-day economy is based largely on the retail sector... we want things to stay as they are, things will have to change..They never want to improve..They think themselves purrfect..Things will have to change in order that they remain the same...

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