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The Hiding Place (1975)

During WW2, a Dutch family caught hiding Jews is sent to a concentration camp where their Christian faith helps them endure the hardships.

Director:

James F. Collier

Writers:

Corrie Ten Boom (book) (as Corrie ten Boom), John Sherrill (book) | 3 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Harris ... Betsie ten Boom
Jeannette Clift Jeannette Clift ... Corrie ten Boom
Arthur O'Connell ... Casper ten Boom, 'Papa'
Robert Rietty Robert Rietty ... Willem ten Boom
Pamela Sholto Pamela Sholto ... Tine
Paul Henley Paul Henley ... Peter ten Boom
Richard Wren Richard Wren ... Kik ten Boom
Broes Hartman Broes Hartman ... Dutch Policeman
Lex van Delden Lex van Delden ... Young German Officer (as Lex Van Delden)
Tom van Beek Tom van Beek ... Dr. Heemstra (as Tom Van Beek)
Nigel Hawthorne ... Pastor De Ruiter
John Gabriel ... Professor Zeiner
Edward Burnham ... Underground Leader
Cyril Shaps ... Building Inspector Smit
Forbes Collins Forbes Collins ... Mason Smit
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Storyline

Corrie and Betsie ten Boom are middle-aged sisters working in their father's watchmaker shop in pre-World War II Holland. Their uneventful lives are disrupted with the coming of the Nazis. Suspected of hiding Jews and caught breaking rationing rules, they are sent to a concentration camp, where their Christian faith keeps them from despair and bitterness. Betsie eventually dies, but Corrie survives, and after the war, must learn to love and forgive her former captors. Written by Mark Hettler <markh@nstl.com>

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A cancer of madness crept across Europe. A madness that dictated the death of millions, and terrorized anyone who dared to care... to love. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 1977 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Gömstället See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,800,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

An unfortunate incident occurred at the World Premiere of this movie at Los Angeles' Beverly Theater. According to Billy Graham in his autobiography "Just As I Am", "Shortly before the film was to start, someone threw a tear-gas canister into the theater, forcing the crowd to evacuate. The showing had to be postponed. We held an impromptu street meeting out in front while the police and fire departments attempted to find out what had happened. I spoke to the crowd and prayed." See more »

Goofs

When Corrie is viewing the dead body of Betsy, her sister, Betsy's eyelids are visibly fluttering. See more »

Quotes

Corrie ten Boom: All I can say is that the same God you're accusing, came and lived in the midst of this world. He was beaten and He was mocked and He died on a cross and He did it for love, for us.
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Referenced in Rewind This! (2013) See more »

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Great Acting, Great True Story.
1 October 2003 | by planetfifiSee all my reviews

This great movie has been largely ignored by the mainstream of Hollywood, possibly because of the hatred that Hollywood seems to want to foist upon anything Christian.

This movie shows Christian love, and furthermore, it is a true story about how a Christian family lost everything to protect Jews who were strangers to them. It shows their strugges, their imperfections, but most of all, their faith as their resource in life, and their spiritual victory over hideous evil.

A great movie. Great lives. Great truth.

Doesn't get better than this.


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