The great director Leo McCarey's final film, Satan Never Sleeps (1962) stars William Holden and Clifton Webb as a pair of priests struggling to maintain a mission post during Mao's 1949 Chinese Communist revolution. Complicating matters is the presence of a lovely young girl (France Nuyen) unfortunately in love with Holden's Father O'Banion. Adapted by Claude Binyon and McCarey from a novel by Pearl S. Buck, and featuring music by Richard Rodney Bennett and cinematography by that superb imagist, Oswald Morris.

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Satan Never Sleeps (1962)

War/Drama · 2h 5m · 2/22/1962

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The great director Leo McCarey's final film, Satan Never Sleeps (1962) stars William Holden and Clifton Webb as a pair of priests struggling to maintain a mission post during Mao's 1949 Chinese Communist revolution. Complicating matters is the presence of a lovely young girl (France Nuyen) unfortunately in love with Holden's Father O'Banion. Adapted by Claude Binyon and McCarey from a novel by Pearl S. Buck, and featuring music by Richard Rodney Bennett and cinematography by that superb imagist, Oswald Morris.

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Status

Released

Languages

Chinese/Mandarin, English

Country

United States

Production Company

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Cast
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William Holden

Father O'Banion
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Clifton Webb

Father Bovard
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France Nuyen

Siu Lan
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Athene Seyler

Sister Agness
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Martin Benson

Kuznietsky
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Edith Sharpe

Sister Theresa
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Robert Lee

Chung Ren
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Marie Yang

Ho San's Mother
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Andy Ho

Ho San's Father
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Burt Kwouk

Ah Wang
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Weaver Levy

Ho San (as Weaver Lee)
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Ronald Adam

Father Lemay (uncredited)
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Lin Chen

Sister Mary (uncredited)
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Anthony Chinn

Ho San's Driver (uncredited)
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Noel Hood

Sister Justine (uncredited)
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Ric Young

Junior Officer (uncredited)
Crew
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Leo McCarey

Director
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David W. Orton

Director
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Claude Binyon

Writer
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Leo McCarey

Writer
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Pearl S. Buck

Writer
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Leo McCarey

Producer
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Oswald Morris

Cinematograpy
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Gordon Pilkington

Editor
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Richard Rodney Bennett

Music
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John Bramall

Sound
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Thomas N. Morahan

Art
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Satan Never Sleeps

(Blu-ray, Keep Case (HD Slim, Low))

12/18/2018

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Satan Never Sleeps

(DVD)

2/22/2005

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