One Man's Way

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One Man's Way
One Man's Way poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byDenis Sanders
Produced byFrank Ross
Screenplay byJohn W. Bloch
Eleanore Griffin
StarringDon Murray
Diana Hyland
William Windom
Virginia Christine
Carol Ohmart
Veronica Cartwright
Music byRichard Markowitz
CinematographyErnest Laszlo
Edited byPhilip W. Anderson
Frank Ross Productions
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • December 23, 1963 (1963-12-23)
Running time
105 minutes
CountryUnited States

One Man's Way is a 1963 American drama film directed by Denis Sanders and written by John W. Bloch and Eleanore Griffin. The film stars Don Murray as the preacher and author Norman Vincent Peale. The cast also includes Diana Hyland, William Windom, Virginia Christine, Carol Ohmart and Veronica Cartwright.[1]

The film was released on December 23, 1963, by United Artists.


As a young man, Norman Vincent Peale is working in Detroit as a crime reporter for a newspaper. Saddened by the tragedies he witnesses or writes about, Peale enters a seminary. He moves to New York City, becoming a minister and writing a best-selling book, The Power of Positive Thinking, that also becomes controversial. After a considerable amount of soul-searching that leads him to the brink of leaving his vocation, Peale decides to continue with his work.


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  1. ^ "One Man's Way (1964) - Overview -". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 30 October 2014.
    - "One Man's Way". TV Guide. Retrieved 30 October 2014.

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