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Welcome Stranger (1947)

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107 min | Comedy

Crusty Dr. McRory of Fallbridge, Maine hires a replacement for his vacation sight unseen. Alas, he and young singing doctor Jim Pearson don't hit it off; but Pearson is delighted to stay, once he meets teacher Trudy Mason. The locals, ...See moreCrusty Dr. McRory of Fallbridge, Maine hires a replacement for his vacation sight unseen. Alas, he and young singing doctor Jim Pearson don't hit it off; but Pearson is delighted to stay, once he meets teacher Trudy Mason. The locals, taking their cue from McRory, cold-shoulder Pearson, especially Trudy's stuffy fiancée. But then, guess who needs an emergency appendectomy? Written by Rod Crawford See less
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Writers
Frank Butler (story) | N. Richard Nash (adaptation) | Arthur Sheekman (adaptation) (screenplay)
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Updated Jun 13, 1947

Release date
Jun 13, 1947 (United States)

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62 cast members
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Bing Crosby
Dr. James 'Jim' Pearson Dr. James 'Jim' Pearson   See fewer
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Joan Caulfield
Trudy Mason Trudy Mason   See fewer
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Barry Fitzgerald
Dr. Joseph McRory Dr. Joseph McRory   See fewer
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Wanda Hendrix
Emily Walters Emily Walters   See fewer
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Frank Faylen
Bill Walters Bill Walters   See fewer
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Elizabeth Patterson
Mrs. Gilley Mrs. Gilley   See fewer
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Robert Shayne
Roy Chesley Roy Chesley   See fewer
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Larry Young
Dr. Ronnie Jenks Dr. Ronnie Jenks   See fewer
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Percy Kilbride
Nat Dorkas Nat Dorkas   See fewer
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Charles Dingle
Charles 'C.J.' Chesley Charles 'C.J.' Chesley   See fewer
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Don Beddoe
Mort Elkins Mort Elkins   See fewer
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Thurston Hall
Congressman Beeker Congressman Beeker   See fewer
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Lillian Bronson
Miss Lennek Miss Lennek   See fewer
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Mary Field
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
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Paul Stanton
Mr. Daniels Mr. Daniels   See fewer
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Patrick McVey
Ed Chanock Ed Chanock   See fewer
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Erville Alderson
Farmer, Train Companion (uncredited) Farmer, Train Companion (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ariane Allen
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bea Allen
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chris Allen
Townsman at Dance (uncredited) Townsman at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarence Brooks
Porter (uncredited) Porter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Leon Burbank
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Burns
Townsman at Dance (uncredited) Townsman at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nora Bush
Townswoman at Dance (uncredited) Townswoman at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edward Clark
Andy Weaver (uncredited) Andy Weaver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Datig Jr.
Al (uncredited) Al (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ben Erway
Headwaiter on Train (uncredited) Headwaiter on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Franklyn Farnum
Townsman at Barn Dance (uncredited) Townsman at Barn Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julia Faye
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Ferguson
Crane (uncredited) Crane (uncredited)   See fewer
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Margaret Field
Photo of Cousin Hattie (uncredited) Photo of Cousin Hattie (uncredited)   See fewer
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Art Gilmore
Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited) Radio Announcer (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gertrude Hoffman
Miss Wendy (uncredited) Miss Wendy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brandon Hurst
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Ince
Friend (uncredited) Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jerry James
Man on Sleighride (uncredited) Man on Sleighride (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milton Kibbee
Ben - Bus Driver (uncredited) Ben - Bus Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucy Knoch
Girl on Sleighride (uncredited) Girl on Sleighride (uncredited)   See fewer
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Perc Launders
Fiddle Player (uncredited) Fiddle Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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Caren Marsh
Wife (uncredited) Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Mayon
Man on Sleighride (uncredited) Man on Sleighride (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Meader
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Charles Middleton
Farmer Pinkett (uncredited) Farmer Pinkett (uncredited)   See fewer
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John 'Skins' Miller
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles R. Moore
Redcap (uncredited) Redcap (uncredited)   See fewer
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Barbara Morrison
Girl on Sleighride (uncredited) Girl on Sleighride (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarence Muse
Clarence, Train Waiter (uncredited) Clarence, Train Waiter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Clarence Nordstrom
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard M. Norman
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elliott Nugent
Dr. Morton (uncredited) Dr. Morton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Ollestad
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eugene Persson
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Recht
Newsboy (uncredited) Newsboy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Allen D. Sewall
Townsman at Dance (uncredited) Townsman at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucile Sewall
Townswoman at Dance (uncredited) Townswoman at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tommy Tucker
Boy (uncredited) Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Owen Tyree
Ben (uncredited) Ben (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dorothy Vernon
Townswoman at Dance (uncredited) Townswoman at Dance (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethel Wales
Mrs. Sims (uncredited) Mrs. Sims (uncredited)   See fewer
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Regina Wallace
Elderly Woman (uncredited) Elderly Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Westley
Cartwright (uncredited) Cartwright (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Wood
Principal Tilson (uncredited) Principal Tilson (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.9 / 10 | 213 votes