Grumpy old fart!!!

"If you talk to God you're religious. If God talks to you, you're psychotic."

Dominique Blanchar


Dominique Blanchar, born on 2nd June1927 in Paris.

“The Song of Sister Maria” – USA, “Sor intrépida” – Spain (original title).

Dominique Blanchar (billed as Dominique Blanchard in the American-released print) gives up her profession as a singer, with a promising career, to become a nun, over the protestations and objections of her wealthy family. She becomes a Sister in a hospital ward, and her unconventional methods of getting something done proves disconcerting to her superiors at first, but they discover her to be truly noble. To help a dying patient she “moves” Christmas up by two weeks, and in order for the hospital to get much-needed funds, she makes some records and sends the proceeds anonymously to the hospital. Later, as a Mother Superior, she volunteers to go to a leper colony in India, where she dies while serving others.

August 23, 2010 - Posted by | Actress Nuns, Servants, Social History, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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