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Going My Way

Going My Way
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Format:  DVD
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 6 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: February 7, 2007
  • Originally Released: 1944
  • Label: Universal Studios
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Snap Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono - English
    • Subtitles - English (SDH), French - Optional
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Introduction
    • Trailers: Theatrical Trailer

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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1944 - Best Actor: Bing Crosby
Academy Awards 1944 - Best Adapted Screenplay: Frank Butler & Frank Cavett
Academy Awards 1944 - Best Director: Leo McCarey
Academy Awards 1944 - Best Motion Picture Story: Leo McCarey
Academy Awards 1944 - Best Original Song: James Van Heusen & Johnny Burke
Academy Awards 1944 - Best Picture
Academy Awards 1944 - Best Supporting Actor: Barry Fitzgerald

Entertainment Reviews:

Fresh80%

TOMATOMETER
Total Count: 25

Upright76%

AUDIENCE SCORE
User Ratings: 5,755
Rating: B- -- Feel-good religious drama wasn't going my way, but it's hard to resist such good-hearted schmaltz. Full Review
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
Mar 4, 2008
Rich, warm and human to the core. Full Review
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Crosby will send many a humble cinema-goer away with a new respect for his local parson. Full Review
The Spectator
Feb 15, 2019
Major thread of gaiety runs through the proceedings, and McCarey has liberally sprinkled sparkling individual episodes along the way for cinch audience reaction. Full Review
Variety
Jan 28, 2008
Rating: 4/5 -- Although writer/producer/director Leo McCarey bagged three Oscars for this effortless piece of Catholic whimsy, its enduring charm rests with the Oscar-winning performances of Bing Crosby and Barry Fitzgerald. Full Review
Radio Times
Feb 19, 2015
Go anywhere to avoid it. Full Review
Time Out
Feb 9, 2006
It offers, in the performance of nutcracker-faced, 56-year-old Barry Fitzgerald, the finest, funniest and most touching portrayal of old age that has yet reached the screen. Full Review
TIME Magazine
Feb 17, 2009

Product Description:

Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley (Bing Crosby) led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy, but his level gaze and twinkling eyes make it clear that he knows he made the right choice. After joining a parish, O'Malley's worldly knowledge helps him connect with a gang of kids looking for direction and handle the business details of the church-building fund, winning over his aging, conventional superior (Barry Fitzgerald). Songs such as "Swinging on a Star" sparkle, and both Crosby and Fitzgerald do a fine job tugging at the heartstrings in a gentle, irresistible way that will make viewers return to this lovely film again and again.

The overwhelming popularity of this film upon its release was only heightened by the many Academy Awards it won, and its sequel, THE BELLS OF SAINT MARY'S, starring Crosby and Ingrid Bergman, was released in theaters the next year to eager fans and more awards.

Plot Synopsis:

This lovable Leo McCarey picture is a sentimental favorite about a dynamic young priest who adds sparkle to a parish overseen by crusty old priest who could sure use some luster. Crosby single-handedly wins over the local toughs by organizing a football team and bolstering the parish coffers with a little ditty he sells. The whole thing just sings.

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  • In a singular feat, Bing Crosby was nominated for the Best Actor Oscar two years in a row for the character of Father O'Malley, winning the award in 1945 for GOING MY WAY.

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GOING MY WAY PART 1 Movie Lover: from NEBRASKA U.S.A -- January, 3, 2016

ALL THE OLD CLASSICS, ARE A TRADITION TO WATCH TURNING THE CHRISTMAS SEASON...
IT ISN'T CHRISTMAS, WITHOUT ALL THESE MOVIES,
PART 1.. GOING MY WAY.
PART 2..BELLS OF ST. MARY
WHITE CHRISTMAS
HOLIDAY INN
COME TO THE STABLES.
IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE.
LAST HOLIDAY
HOLIDAY AFFAIR.
DONOVAN'S REEF
THE REF
BOYS TOWN
REMEMBER THE NIGHT
CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT
HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM SINATRA AND CROSBY
CHRISTMAS VACATION WITH CHEVY CHASE
JUST TO NAME A FEW.. THERE ARE STILL SO MANY MORE AND EACH ONE IS A 5 STAR RATING.. TO ME...


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