The New Pictures, Feb. 7, 1944

The Song of Bernadette (20th Century-Fox) will doubtless be one of the box-office bingos of the new year. It may not be, as its producers gasp, "a motion picture so powerful . . . so majestic . . . so deep in its understanding . . . that for one immortal moment you touch the eternal truth . . . the final fulfillment... of everything you are . . . or ever hope to be." Nevertheless, it is a remarkably good moving picture—an improvement on Franz Werfel's reverent novel about the French peasant...

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