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  • Robert Donat

    Born on March 18, 1905 in Withington, Manchester, England

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The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)

Robert Donat as "The Mandarin of Yang Cheng"

Gladys Aylward (Ingrid Bergman), a British maid, believes that she is destined to go to China. She is rejected as a missionary, but she eventually finds her way to the town of Yang Cheng and happily runs an inn there. Her peaceful existence, however, is interrupted by Japan's invasion of China. Aided by Lin Nan (Curt Jurgens), a half-Chinese/half-Dutch military officer, Gladys must lead a group of orphans to safety by embarking on a dangerous mountain journey.

Golden Globe (1958) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

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Free Movie of the Day: 'The 39 Steps'

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Bob Cannon on Dec 21st 2009, 8:21AM

Dec 21st 2009, 8:21AM

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