Come to the Stable Poster

Release Date: 1949

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
In this heartwarming 1949 film, Sister Margaret (Loretta Young) and Sister Scholastica (Celeste Holm) arrive unannounced and determined to build a children's hospital in the small New England town of Bethlehem. They seek to fulfill a promise they made to God when he saved a similar infirmary in war-torn Normandy. To build it, the sisters recruit various townspeople, negotiate with a bookie (Thomas Gomez) for the land and contend with a songwriter (Hugh Marlowe) who's set against the project.

Cast: Loretta Young, Celeste Holm, Hugh Marlowe, Elsa Lanchester, Thomas Gomez, Dorothy Patrick, Basil Ruysdael, Dooley Wilson

Director: Henry Koster

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Heartwarming, 1940s, Transformation, New York City, Amusing, Soldier, Hospital, Quest


Nominated Art Direction (Black-and-White)
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated Best Picture
Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Nominated Music (Song)
Nominated Actress
Nominated Writing (Motion Picture Story)