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The Cardinal

Bold and moving epic depicting the Roman Catholic church at a time of great political tension. From his ordination in 1917, Stephen Fermoyle (Tom Tryon) rises to cardinal.

Bold and moving epic depicting the Roman Catholic church at a time of great political tension.

From his ordination as a priest in 1917, Stephen Fermoyle rises through the church to become a cardinal on the eve of the outbreak of World War II.

During the ceremony, he casts his mind back over the personal and professional conflicts of his life, including abortion, racism and the evil of Hitler.

2 hours, 55 minutes

Last on

Sat 5 May 2012 12:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Stephen Fermoyle Tom Tryon
Celia Fermoyle Dorothy Gish
Din Fermoyle Cameron Prud'Homme
Cardinal Glennon John Huston
Mona/Regina Fermoyle Carol Lynley
Benny Rampell John Saxon
Frank Fermoyle Bill Hayes
Cardinal Quarenghi Raf Vallone
Father Ned Halley Burgess Meredith
Florrie Fermoyle Maggie McNamara
Monsignor Monaghan Cecil Kellaway
Annemarie Romy Schneider
Cornelius J Deegan Loring Smith
Director Otto Preminger
Producer Otto Preminger
Writer Robert Dozier

Broadcasts

  • Wed 22 Dec 2010 10:15
  • Sat 5 May 2012 12:00