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Francis of Assisi


This penultimate film by director Michael Curtiz, perhaps best known for his 1942 Michael Curtiz, is a verbose, routine religious drama on the life of St. Francis of Assisi. After quickly passing over St. Francis' early life as the son of a wealthy cloth merchant in Assisi, the story notes his talents in and out of battle. St. Francis hears the call to the cloth (in his...more