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The Miracle of Marcelino (1955)

Marcelino pan y vino (original title)
Marcelino is an orphan who grows up in a monastery. One day when he eats his small meal in a room full of old things he gives a piece of his bread to an old wooden Jesus figure - and indeed... See full summary »

Director:

Ladislao Vajda

Writers:

José María Sánchez Silva (novel) (as Jose Mª. Sanchez Silva), Ladislao Vajda (adaptation) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rafael Rivelles ... Padre Superior - Father Superior
Antonio Vico ... Fray Puerta - Brother Door
Juan Calvo ... Fray Papilla - Brother Cookie
José Marco Davó ... Pascual
Juanjo Menéndez ... Fray Giles (as Juan Jose Menendez)
Adriano Domínguez ... Monk
Mariano Azaña ... Fray Malo - Brother Bad
Joaquín Roa ... Fray Talán - Brother Ding-Dong
Isabel de Pomés ... Manuel's Mother
Carmen Carbonell Carmen Carbonell ... Alfonsa
Carlota Bilbao ... Nicolás' Wife
José María Rodríguez José María Rodríguez ... Monk (as Jose Mª. Rodriguez)
Rafael Calvo ... Don Emilio
Francisco Arenzana Francisco Arenzana ... Nicolás
Antonio Ferrandis ... Monk
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Marcelino is an orphan who grows up in a monastery. One day when he eats his small meal in a room full of old things he gives a piece of his bread to an old wooden Jesus figure - and indeed it takes the bread and eats it. Getting a wish granted for his donation Marcelino wishes to see his mother... Written by Volker Boehm

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Filmed in Spain - Land of Legend See more »

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Quotes

The Monk Who Narrates The Story: [gazing at the crucifix which once came to life] We have been talking about you today, my Lord. And about you, too, Marcelino.
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Connections

Referenced in El camino (1963) See more »

Soundtracks

La Cancion Marcelino
Music by Pablo Sorozábal
Lyrics uncredited in film
Sung offscreen by unidentified male singer and male chorus
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I Dubbed the English Voice of Marcelino
4 July 2007 | by pespadaSee all my reviews

After 49 years, the memory of seeing this movie remains very fresh. Because, you see, I was the English voice of Marcellino in the dubbed version of "Marcellino Pan y Vino" that was, from the comments I've read, shown in just about every Catholic school in North America. Back in 1958, my parents and I were living in Rome, Italy--my dad was stationed at the American Embassy. I was about 8 years old. My mother saw an ad in the American newspaper looking for English-speaking voices to dub in the dialog in European-made movies slated for export. We went to the famous Cinecitta' studios, I auditioned, and got the job. "Marcellino" was the second or third movie I did. From what I recall, it took a couple of days to do, and I was only allowed to see the scenes that I actually had lines in, and they weren't many, when you come right down to it. I stood on a platform before a lectern in a very large studio facing a screen and microphone. I had to stand on a box to reach the microphone and read the script. I got a lot of coaching and we did dozens of takes. I don't know if they ever used the work I did, but I was there and I got paid--or my mother received the money. I only saw the movie once with the English dubbing just a few years ago--never saw it in school and never really mentioned it to anybody because I thought no one would believe me or be interested. I just purchased the DVD but it's only Spanish with English subtitles. Does anyone know where I can get the English dubbed version?


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Country:

Spain | Italy

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

8 September 1955 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Marcelino See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Ultraviolet)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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