The Man Who Could Work Miracles

The Man Who Could Work Miracles

Director: Lothar Mendes Cast: Roland Young, Joan Gardner, Ralph Richardson

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Overview

As a result of a discussion between a trio of gods over the true worthiness of Earth, a retiring British shop assistant is granted miraculous powers in this fantasy based on an H.G. Wells story. Roland Young stars as George McWhirter Fotheringay, whose new powers are virtually limitless; choosing to use them for good, he sets out to create a utopian society. Still, despite a succession of miraculous deeds, George's plans to cure all of the world's ills is met with disbelief. As proof of his power, George wills the earth to stop spinning on its axis, which results in its citizens flying off the planet into space. Because George is indestructible, he is able to shout out his last wish, which restores the world--and George himself--back to normal.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/09/2015
UPC: 0644827791729
Original Release: 1936
Source: Reel Vault
Sales rank: 42,539

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Roland Young George McWhirter Fotheringay
Joan Gardner Ada Price
Ralph Richardson Col. Winstanley
Ernst Thesiger Mr. Maydig
Robert Cochran Bill Stoker
Lady Tree Housekeeper
Wallace Lupino Police Constable Winch
Gertrude Musgrove Effie Brickman
Edward Chapman Maj. Grigsby
Sophie Stewart Maggie Hooper
George Zucco Moody
Bruce Winston Cox, Landlord
Lawrence Hanray Mr. Bamfylde
Bernard Nedell Reporter
Wally Patch Superintendent
Jane Baxter Actor
Joan Hickson Effie
Mark Daly Toddy Beamish
George Sanders Indifference, a God
Ivan Brandt Player, a God
Torin Thatcher Observer, a God

Technical Credits
Lothar Mendes Director
Lajos Biro Screenwriter
Lawrence W. Butler Special Effects
Philip Charlot Editor
Edward Cohen Special Effects
William W. Hornbeck Editor
Alexander Korda Producer
Vincent Korda Production Designer
Ned Mann Special Effects
Muir Mathieson Musical Direction/Supervision
Harold Hal Rosson Cinematographer
Mischa Spoliansky Score Composer
H.G. Wells Screenwriter

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