The Cardinal

The Cardinal

Tom Tryon
Director: Otto Preminger Cast: Tom Tryon
Tom Tryon
, Carol Lynley
Carol Lynley
, Dorothy Gish
Dorothy Gish
Otto Preminger


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Tom Tryon plays the title role in this Otto Preminger version of the Henry Morton Robinson novel. In his matriculation from Monsignor to the College of Cardinals, Stephen Fermoyle (Tom Tryon) must undergo several grueling life experiences: standing up to bigots in Georgia, defying Nazis in Austria, and so on. The film boasts cameo appearances by Dorothy Gish, Cecil Kellaway, John Saxon, John Huston, Robert Morse, Burgess Meredith, Raf Vallone, Ossie Davis. Incidentally, Tryon eventually quit acting and became a popular novelist.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/20/2005
UPC: 0012569724273
Original Release: 1963
Rating: NR
Source: Warner Home Video
Region Code: 1
Time: 2:55:00
Sales rank: 5,812

Special Features

Closed Caption; Subtitles: English, Français & Español (Feature Film Only)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tom Tryon Stephen Fermoyle
Carol Lynley Mona/Regina Fermoyle
Dorothy Gish Celia
Romy Schneider Annemarie
John Huston Cardinal Glennon
Maggie McNamara Florrie
Raf Vallone Cardinal Quarenghi
Cameron Prud'Homme Din
John Saxon Benny Rampell
Cecil Kellaway Monsignor Monaghan
Loring Smith Cornelius J. Deegan
Jose Duvall Ramon Gongaro
Peter MacLean Father Callahan
Robert Morse Bobby and His Adora-Belles
Pat Henning Hercule Menton
Burgess Meredith Father Ned Halley
Jill Haworth Lalage Menton
Russ Brown Dr. Heller
Ossie Davis Father Gillis
Donald Hayne Father Eberling
Chill Wills Monsignor Whittle
Arthur Hunnicutt Sheriff Dubrow
Doro Merande Woman Picket
Patrick O'Neal Cecil Turner
Murray Hamilton Lafe
Peter Weck Kurt von Hartman
Rudolph Foster Drunk Man at the Ball
Billie Hayes Frank
Vilma Degischer Sister Wilhelmina
Dino DiLuca Italian Monsignor
Matthias Fuchs Father Neidermoser
Joseph Meinrad Cardinal Innitzer
Wolfgang Preiss S.S. Major
Tullio Carminatti Cardinal Giacobbi
Eric Frey Seyss-Inquart

Technical Credits
Otto Preminger Director,Producer
Donald Brooks Costumes/Costume Designer
Robert Dozier Screenwriter
Louis Loeffler Editor
Eva Monley Production Manager
Jerome Moross Score Composer
Buddy Schwab Choreography
Leon Shamroy Cinematographer
Lyle Wheeler Production Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Cardinal
1. Credits [3:45]
2. Ordination Memories [5:06]
3. Bishop's Ring [3:04]
4. Home to Boston [5:06]
5. Fermoyle Turmoil [4:55]
6. Matter of Faith [4:28]
7. The Truth [2:50]
8. God Is an Irishman [2:02]
9. Untrue Confession [3:19]
10. Cardinal Glennon [4:43]
11. Stonebury [3:06]
12. Father Halley [3:15]
13. Out of Favor [3:28]
14. Through With God [4:07]
15. Her Vocation [4:42]
16. Last Rites [5:00]
17. They Haven't Got the Girls in the USA [3:09]
18. Finding Mona [3:03]
19. Terrible Choice [3:36]
20. A New Pope [3:48]
21. Glennon's Offer [2:27]
22. Leave of Absence [5:23]
23. Intermission [:20]
24. Entr'Acte [4:04]
25. Vienna; Annemarie [4:16]
26. Her Full-Time Career [4:09]
27. Lovers Waltz [4:21]
28. Recommitment [4:18]
29. Father Gillis [6:05]
30. What Matters [2:24]
31. Arrival in Georgia [5:49]
32. The Locals [2:55]
33. Beaten By the Klan [4:23]
34. Lafe the Healer [4:44]
35. A Desirable Thing? [3:02]
36. Elevation to Bishop [4:11]
37. Mission to Vienna [2:30]
38. Cardinal Innitzer [3:50]
39. Karl's Choice [4:48]
40. Late-Night Visitors [2:44]
41. About Annemarie [5:01]
42. Meeting With Hitler [3:44]
43. Duelling Demonstrations [4:02]
44. Nazi Rampage [4:19]
45. Goodbye [3:51]
46. Living Example [3:06]
47. Cast List [1:47]

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