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A Man Called Peter (1955)

aka A Man Called Peter

"The True Story of How One Man's Faith Uplifted a Nation"

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Details: 119 mins · English


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Small The Rev. Peter Marshall
Small Catherine Wood Marshall
Small Miss Laura Fowler
No_movie_poster Mrs. Findlay
Small Senator Willis K. Harvey
No_movie_poster Mr. Peyton
No_movie_poster Mrs. Peyton
No_movie_poster Colonel Evanston Whiting
No_movie_poster Barbara
No_movie_poster Peter John Marshall


No_movie_poster Lyle R. Wheeler Art Direction
No_movie_poster Alfred Newman Music
No_movie_poster Robert L. Simpson Editor
No_movie_poster Chester L. Bayhi Set Decoration
No_movie_poster Walter M. Scott Set Decoration
No_movie_poster Bernard Freericks Sound Director
No_movie_poster Charles Le Maire Costume Design
No_movie_poster Ben Nye Makeup Artist
No_movie_poster Helen Turpin Hairstylist
No_movie_poster Samuel G. Engel Producer
No_movie_poster Henry Koster Director
No_movie_poster Eleanore Griffin Screenplay
No_movie_poster Renié Costume Design
No_movie_poster Harold Lipstein Director of Photography
No_movie_poster Catherine Marshall Author
No_movie_poster Maurice Ransford Art Direction
No_movie_poster David Silver Assistant Art Director
No_movie_poster Warren B. Delaplain Sound Director
No_movie_poster Ray Kellogg Special Effects


"The True Story of How One Man's Faith Uplifted a Nation"


A Man Called Peter is a 1955 American drama film directed by Henry Koster and starring Richard Todd. The film is based on the life of preacher Peter Marshall, who served as Chaplain of the United States Senate before his early death. It is adapted from the 1951 biography of the same name, written by his widow Catherine Marshall.

The film was a box-office hit in 1955, and it was nominated for an Academy Award in 1956 for its cinematography.

This was the final feature film of the actress Jean Peters, who played Catherine Marshall.

Release Dates:

DVD : 2005-09-06