The Miracle Woman
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The Miracle Woman
Barbara Stanwyck turns out a fine performance as a charismatic, fiery female evangelist who finds herself exploited by greedy promoters who have secretly led her to believe that she has the power of healing. She is a pastor's daughter and first gets her start by strongly deriding the self-righteous, hypocritical congregation that cast her father out from their church and thereby caused him to die of shame and depression. During her impromptu sermon, sly promoter Sam Hardy overhears and sees in her pure gold--for his pockets that is. With his help, she soon becomes one of the most popular… 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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