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The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)

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158 min | Biography, Drama, War

All her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary, Gladys works as a domestic to earn the money to send herself to a poor, remote village. There she ...See moreAll her life Englishwoman Gladys Aylward knew that China was the place where she belonged. Not qualified to be sent there as a missionary, Gladys works as a domestic to earn the money to send herself to a poor, remote village. There she eventually lives a full and happy life: running the inn, acting as "foot inspector", advising the local Mandarin. and even winning the heart of mixed-race Captain Lin Nan. But Gladys discovers her real destiny when the country is invaded by Japan and the Chinese children need her to save their lives. Written by A.L.Beneteau See less
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Isobel Lennart (screenplay) | Alan Burgess (novel "The Small Woman")
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Freddie Young (as F.A. Young)
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Dec 11, 1958 (United States)

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Ingrid Bergman
Gladys Aylward Gladys Aylward   See fewer
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Curd Jürgens
Capt. Lin Nan (as Curt Jurgens) Capt. Lin Nan (as Curt Jurgens)   See fewer
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Robert Donat
The Mandarin of Yang Cheng The Mandarin of Yang Cheng   See fewer
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Athene Seyler
Jeannie Lawson Jeannie Lawson   See fewer
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Ronald Squire
Sir Francis Jamison Sir Francis Jamison   See fewer
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Moultrie Kelsall
Dr. Robinson Dr. Robinson   See fewer
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Richard Wattis
Mr. Murfin Mr. Murfin   See fewer
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Tsai Chin
Sui-Lan Sui-Lan   See fewer
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Edith Sharpe
Secretary at China Inland Mission Secretary at China Inland Mission   See fewer
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Joan Young
Sir Francis' Cook Sir Francis' Cook   See fewer
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Lian-Shin Yang
Woman with Baby Woman with Baby   See fewer
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Noel Hood
Miss Thompson (as Noël Hood) Miss Thompson (as Noël Hood)   See fewer
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Frank Blaine
Madman (uncredited) Madman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alexis Bobrinskoy
Russian Fireman (uncredited) Russian Fireman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Edwina Carroll
Chinese Dancer (uncredited) Chinese Dancer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christopher Chen
Tax Collector (uncredited) Tax Collector (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lin Chen
Innkeeper's Wife (uncredited) Innkeeper's Wife (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Goh
Japanese Lieutenant (uncredited) Japanese Lieutenant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Goh
Timothy (uncredited) Timothy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronald Kyaing
Young Lin (uncredited) Young Lin (uncredited)   See fewer
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Judith Lai
Sixpence (uncredited) Sixpence (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ronald Lee
Chief Muleteer (uncredited) Chief Muleteer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louise Lin
Mai Da (uncredited) Mai Da (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Marner
Russian Soldier (uncredited) Russian Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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André Mikhelson
Russian Commissar (uncredited) Russian Commissar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanislaw Mikula
Russian Conductor (uncredited) Russian Conductor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aung Min
Buddhist Priest (uncredited) Buddhist Priest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mitch Mitchell
Bit Part (uncredited) Bit Part (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Wee
Mandarin's Aide (uncredited) Mandarin's Aide (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vincent Wong
Chinese Captain (uncredited) Chinese Captain (uncredited)   See fewer
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Woffles Wu
Orphan Boy (uncredited) Orphan Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ye-Min
Bai-Bao (uncredited) Bai-Bao (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ric Young
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Zed Zakari
Chief Prison Guard Reporting Riot (uncredited) Chief Prison Guard Reporting Riot (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stanley Zevic
Russian Officer (uncredited) Russian Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 4,246 votes