Coming up on Saturday at the Described Movies: The Bells of St. Mary's, The Waterboy and A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving.

From this Saturday at 12am Eastern, that’s 6pm Saturday in NZ, 4pm in Sydney and 5am in the UK, and repeated every four hours throughout the day, it’s the described Movies The Bells of St. Mary's from 1945, The Waterboy from 1998 and A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving from 1973.
The Bells of St. Mary's (1945) is an American drama film, produced and directed by Leo McCarey and starring Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman.
Written by Dudley Nichols and based on a story by Leo McCarey, the film is about a priest and a nun who, despite their good-natured rivalry, try to save their school from being shut down.
The character Father O'Malley had been previously portrayed by Crosby in the 1944 film Going My Way, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor.
The film was produced by Leo McCarey's production company, Rainbow Productions.
Directed by: Leo McCarey.
Screenplay by: Dudley Nichols.
Story by: Leo McCarey.
Produced by: Leo McCarey.
Starring: Bing Crosby and Ingrid Bergman.
Cinematography: George Barnes.
Edited by: Harry Marker.
Music by: Robert Emmett Dolan.
Production company: Rainbow Productions.
Distributed by: RKO Radio Pictures.
Release date: 6 December , 1945 (New York City, New York).
File length: 126 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $1.3 million.
Box office: $21,333,333 (United States).
The Waterboy is a 1998 American sports comedy film directed by Frank Coraci and starring Adam Sandler in the title role, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed, Larry Gilliard, Jr., Blake Clark, Peter Dante and Jonathan Loughran.
It was written by Tim Herlihy and Adam Sandler and produced by Robert Simonds and Jack Giarraputo.
Lynn Swann, Lawrence Taylor, Jimmy Johnson, Bill Cowher, Paul "The Big Show" Wight and Rob Schneider have cameo appearances.
A waterboy for a college football team discovers he has a unique tackling ability and becomes a member of the team.
The film was extremely profitable, earning $39.4 million in its opening weekend alone in the United States, earning a total of $186 million worldwide.
Directed by: Frank Coraci.
Written by: Tim Herlihy and Adam Sandler.
Produced by: Jack Giarraputo and Robert Simonds.
Starring: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Jerry Reed and Henry Winkler.
Cinematography: Steven Bernstein.
Edited by: Tom Lewis.
Music by: Alan Pasqua.
Production company: Touchstone Pictures.
Distributed by: Buena Vista Pictures.
Release date: 6 November , 1998.
File length: 83 minutes.
Country: United States.
Language: English.
Budget: $23 million.
Box office: $190 million.
A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving is the tenth prime-time animated television special based upon the popular comic strip Peanuts, by Charles M. Schulz.
It was originally aired on the CBS network on 20 November, 1973, and won an Emmy Award the following year.
It was the third holiday special after A Charlie Brown Christmas in 1965 and It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown in 1966.
Genre: Animated television special.
Created by: Charles M. Schulz.
Based on: Peanuts.
Written by: Charles M. Schulz.
Directed by: Bill Melendez and Phil Roman.
Voices of,: Bill Melendez, Todd Barbee, Stephen Shea, Hilary Momberger, Robin Kohn, Christopher DeFaria, Jimmy Ahrens and Robin Reed.
Theme music composer: Vince Guaraldi.
Opening theme: "Thanksgiving Theme".
Ending theme: "Thanksgiving Theme".
Composers: Vince Guaraldi and John Scott Trotter.
Country of origin: United States.
Original language: English.
Producers: Lee Mendelson and Bill Melendez.
Editors: Bob Gillis, Chuck McCann and Rudy Zamora, Jr.
File length: 25 minutes.
Distributor: United Feature Syndicate.
Release: Original network: CBS (1973-2000), ABC (2001-19) and PBS (2020-Present).
Picture format: 4:3 35mm film.
Audio format: Monaural.
Original release: 20 November , 1973.
Chronology: Preceded by There's No Time for Love, Charlie Brown (1973) and followed by: It's a Mystery, Charlie Brown (1974).
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