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The Cradle Song (1956)

TV Special | 60 min | Drama

In this drama, broadcast live from New York, a baby girl is left anonymously at a convent of Dominican nuns. The sisters decide to raise the child in accordance with the mother's wishes, as expressed in a note that accompanies the infant. ...See moreIn this drama, broadcast live from New York, a baby girl is left anonymously at a convent of Dominican nuns. The sisters decide to raise the child in accordance with the mother's wishes, as expressed in a note that accompanies the infant. Told in flashbacks, the story depicts how each nun reacts to the prospect of raising a child, deals with the child's upbringing, and copes with her departure eighteen years later. Meanwhile, there is constant disagreement among the mother superiors about the rules governing the novices and how strictly they should be observed. See less
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Updated May 6, 1956

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May 6, 1956 (United States)

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Maurice Evans
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Lee Vines
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Judith Anderson
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Val Avery
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Kate Harrington
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Barry Jones
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Zohra Lampert
Sister Maria Jesus (as Zohra Alton) Sister Maria Jesus (as Zohra Alton)   See fewer
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Siobhan McKenna
Sister Joanne of the Cross Sister Joanne of the Cross   See fewer
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Deirdre Owens
Teresa Teresa   See fewer
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Katharine Raht
Sister Inez Sister Inez   See fewer
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Pamela Simpson
Mistress of Novices Mistress of Novices   See fewer
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Jeanne Tobey
Sister Sagrario Sister Sagrario   See fewer
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Mildred Trares
Sister Marcella Sister Marcella   See fewer
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Evelyn Varden
the Vicaress the Vicaress   See fewer
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