Going My Way

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Released 1944

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Director:
Leo McCarey
Released:
1944
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Going My Way is a 1944 drama about changing times in a parish church that won seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Saint Dominic's faces tough financial times in its impoverished neighborhood and foreclosure from the Knickerbocker Savings and Loan. Father Fitzgibbon (Barry Fitzgerald) cannot imagine asking his struggling parishioners for more donations and wonders if it might be time to return to Ireland. The Catholic Church instead sends Fitzgibbon a new assistant priest to help, Father Chuck O'Malley (Bing Crosby). When O'Malley arrives in a sweatshirt rather than his robes, Fitzgibbon takes an instant dislike to O'Malley in spite of his amiable personality. The church community, however, warms to his unconventional approach. The frustrated Father Fitzgibbon even tries to get O'Malley transferred by contacting the local Bishop but begins to see how the priest has reached the street kids and struggling residents in a more powerful way than he could have imagined.

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James Brown

James Brown

Ted Haines Jr.

Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby

Father Chuck O'Malley

Gene Lockhart

Gene Lockhart

Ted Haines Sr.

Frank McHugh

Frank McHugh

Father Timothy O'Dowd

William Frawley

William Frawley

Max Dolan

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Arts, Comedy, Drama, Music

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Satire, Classics, Musicals