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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Original title
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
Running time
107 min.
United States United States
Howard Estabrook, Herman Weissman, Howard Estabrook (Novel: Thornton Wilder)
Dimitri Tiomkin
John W. Boyle, John J. Mescall
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Benedict Bogeaus Production
Drama | Romantic Drama. Historical. 18th Century
Synopsis / Plot
An ancient Inca rope bridge spanning a chasm in the Peruvian Andes collapses, sending five travelers to their deaths in the gorge below. A monk who was nearby, Father Juniper, decides to investigate the lives of those who died in order to see if the tragedy was a result of chance or some divine plan.
1944: Nominated for Oscar: Best OST (Drama / Comedy)
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