Keys Of The Kingdom, The
A marvelous spectacle spanning six decades and two continents_ The Keys of the Kingdom is the glorious epic that introduced audiences to screen newcomer Gregory Peck. After losing his parents and his childhood sweetheart to tragedy_ Francis Chisholm (Peck) joins the priesthood and devotes himself to a life of service and compassion. But Chisholm's unorthodox beliefs raise eyebrows among his superiors_ especially Bishop Angus Mealy (Vincent Price). When he is sent to the farthest reaches of China to rebuild an abandoned mission_ Chisholm faces his greatest challenge of all: to tame a hostile land_ win over a superstitious people and save his parish from an invading army. Nominated for four Academy Awards®_ including Best Actor (Peck)_ The Keys of the Kingdom is a 'towering film stamped with greatness' (The Independent).