I'd Climb the Highest Mountain

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I'd Climb the Highest Mountain
Highest Mountain .jpg
Video cover
Directed by Henry King
Produced by Lamar Trotti
Written by Henry King
Lamar Trotti
Based on A Circuit Rider's Wife
1910 novel
by Corra Harris
Starring Susan Hayward
William Lundigan
Rory Calhoun
Barbara Bates
Gene Lockhart
Alexander Knox
Lynn Bari
Music by Sol Kaplan
Cinematography Edward Cronjager
Edited by Barbara McLean
Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox
Release dates
  • February 17, 1951 (1951-02-17)
Running time
88 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $2,150,000 (US rentals)[1][2]

I'd Climb the Highest Mountain is a 1951 Technicolor religious drama film made by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. It was directed by Henry King and produced by Lamar Trotti from a screenplay by Henry King and Lamar Trotti based on the novel by Corra Harris about a minister and his wife in the South of the 1910s. The music score was by Sol Kaplan and the cinematography by Edward Cronjager.

The film stars Susan Hayward and William Lundigan with Rory Calhoun, Barbara Bates, Gene Lockhart, Alexander Knox and Lynn Bari.

Plot summary[edit]

William Thompson (William Lundigan) is a minister from the deep South who has recently married Mary Elizabeth (Susan Hayward), a woman from the city. William is assigned a new parish and moves with Mary Elizabeth to a small town in Georgia's Blue Ridge Mountains, where he tends to the spiritual and emotional needs of his small flock.[3]



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