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The Man Who Could Work Miracles Details


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. ~ Jason Ankeny, Rovi


Roland Young
as George McWhirter Fotheringay
Joan Gardner
as Ada Price
Ralph Richardson
as Col. Winstanley
Ernst Thesiger
as Mr. Maydig
Robert Cochran
as Bill Stoker
Wallace Lupino
as Police Constable Winch
Gertrude Musgrove
as Effie Brickman
Edward Chapman
as Maj. Grigsby
Sophie Stewart
as Maggie Hooper
George Zucco
as Moody
Bruce Winston
as Cox, Landlord
Lawrence Hanray
as Mr. Bamfylde
Wally Patch
as Superintendent
Joan Hickson
as Effie
George Sanders
as Indifference, a God
Torin Thatcher
as Observer, a God
George Sanders
as Indifference, a God
Joan Hickson
as Effie


Lothar Mendes
Alexander Korda
Lajos Biró
Harold Hal Rosson
Mischa Spoliansky
Composer (Music Score)
Muir Mathieson
Musical Direction/Supervision
William W. Hornbeck
Vincent Korda
Production Designer