A meditation on Bernadette’s life with genuine photos plus background music: Bach-Gounod’s Ave Maria and Regina Coeli. Text in story form. Book and Movie: “The Song of Bernadette.”
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The Song of Bernadette is a 1943 biographical drama film based on the 1941 novel of the same name by Franz Werfel. It stars Jennifer Jones in the title role, which portrays the story of Bernadette Soubirous, who reportedly experienced eighteen visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary from February to July 1858 and was later canonized in 1933. The film was directed by Henry King, from a screenplay written by George Seaton.