The New Pictures, Oct. 27, 1941

One Foot in Heaven (Warner). They have just put the "old preacher" on the morning local when the Rev. William Spence (Fredric March) and his pretty bride (Martha Scott) arrive to take over their first parish. To the ardent young pastor, brimful of Methodism, the whistle-stop town of Laketon, Iowa (circa 1904) looks ripe for good works. To his comfortably nurtured, loving wife, its rutted streets, clapboard buildings, grass-roots manners seem as meager as her husband's yearly salary ($385).

Thus do the Brothers Warner introduce their cinema version of Author Hartzell Spence's biography...

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