Come to the Stable
Come to the Stable (1949)

In this film, two French nuns come to America in hopes of raising funds for a children's hospital. Travelling to a small New England town presciently named Bethlehem, the nuns befriend eccentric painter Elsa Lanchester, who allows them… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 27, 1949
DVD Release Date: March 15, 1995
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Emanuel Levy

Well acted by Celeste Holme and Lorette Young as French nuns in the U.S., this sentimental religious melodrama was very popular in 1949, garnering 7 Oscar nominations.

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Jeremy Heilman

Surely a film that shows both its age and its seams, Come to the Stable nonetheless remains a testament to old Hollywood's ability to sell anything it put its mind to.

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Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

Sweet, pious entertainment of a sort that “they don't make like that anymore.”

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John Ballantine
A very cute film about French nuns as the fish out of water coming to America in order to fulfill their heavenly mission. The interaction between the nuns and… More