The Miracle Woman
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The Miracle Woman
A minister's daughter finds fame as an evangelist but struggles with her own lack of faith in Frank Capra's impassioned drama. Inspired by the true story of Aimee Semple McPherson, the film follows the rise to prominence of Florence Fallon (Barbara Stanwyck). Disillusioned by the mistreatment of her dying father by his church, Florence grows cynical about religion. She nevertheless retains an intimate knowledge of the Bible and natural flair for preaching, talents put to use by promoter Bob Hornsby (Sam Hardy) in a series of phony revival meetings, complete with staged healings and… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A surprisingly darker film than most of those for 'feel good' filmmaker Frank Capra."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Early Capra effort with a strong indictment of evangelists still has a lot of power."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Absorbing"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"Effective melodrama, with a strong performance from Stanwyck"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
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