Trivia - The Left Hand of God (1955)
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The Left Hand of God (1955)

Genres: Drama

Taglines: One false step leads to bigger ones...

Director: Edward Dmytryk

Writers: Alfred Hayes, William E. Barrett

Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney, Lee J. Cobb, Agnes Moorehead, ...

A man in priestly robes, seemingly the long-awaited Father O'Shea, arrives at a little-frequented Catholic mission in 1947 China. Though the man seems curiously uncomfortable with his priestly duties, his tough tactics prove very successful in the Seven Villages, as around them China disintegrates in civil war and revolution. But he has a secret, and his friendship with mission nurse Anne (an attractive war widow) seems to be taking on an unpriestly tone...
William Faulkner completed an adaptation of the 1950 novel for director Howard Hawks, a longtime collaborator, but the results were deemed "rather dull and sincere with an abundance of narration" by Hawks biographer Todd McCarthy and was shelved.
Last starring screen appearance of actress Gene Tierney, who had been suffering from mental illness for a number of years and entered various treatment centers.Bogart, whose sister was also mentally ill, was extremely supportive of her during filming.
Kirk Douglas and Gregory Peck were considered to star in this film.
This film unites Victor Sen Young with Benson Fong. They played #2 son Jimmy Chan and #3 son Tommy Chan in the long running Charlie Chan series. Interestingly they never appeared together in any of the Chan films and later in the series for some unknown r
This film unites Victor Sen Yung with Benson Fong. They played #2 son Jimmy Chan and #3 son Tommy Chan in the long running Charlie Chan series. Interestingly they never appeared together in any of the Chan films and later in the series for some unknown reason, the producers changed Sen Young's character's name to Tommy Chan.
Last starring screen appearance of actress Gene Tierney, who had been suffering from mental illness for a number of years and entered various treatment centers. Humphrey Bogart, whose sister was also mentally ill, was extremely supportive of her during filming.
Kirk Douglas, Gregory Peck and John Wayne were considered to star in this film.