This melodrama is based on an actual event from the late 1920s. The tragic tale of Father Rivard — a priest accused of killing the nun he fell in love with — takes place in three time frames. He is seen in jail, with his lover, and on trial.
Director: Stanley Kramer.
Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Kathleen Quinlan, Maureen Stapleton, Ray Bolger, Tammy Grimes, Beau Bridges, Allen Nause, John Procaccino, Billy Jayne, Marguerite Morrissey, Zoaunne LeRoy, Don Riley, Ted D’Arms, Kendall Kay Munsey, Casey Kramer.