Did The Flying Nun really fly?

The combination of high winds, Sister Bertrille’s large headpiece or cornette, and her weighing only 90 pounds enabled the nun to take flight. Or, as Sister Bertrille also explained, “When lift plus thrust is greater than load plus drag, anything can fly.”

Where did they film The Flying Nun?

Puerto Rico
The San Juan convent courtyard exterior was the rear area of a house façade at the Warner Brothers Ranch’s suburban street/backlot in Burbank, California, along Hollywood Way north of West Oak Street. The pilot episode and the series opening and closing credits were filmed on location in Puerto Rico.

Who died from The Flying Nun?

Marge Redmond
Marge Redmond, who played the wry Sister Jacqueline on The Flying Nun and starred for a decade as a friendly country innkeeper in Cool Whip commercials, has died. She was 95. Redmond’s death on Feb. 10 was revealed in the latest quarterly SAG-AFTRA magazine.

Who played the priest on The Flying Nun?

Alejandro Rey, the dashing Argentine-born actor best known for his role as the malleable Carlos Ramirez opposite Sally Field in TV’s “The Flying Nun,” has died of cancer.

Is convent San Tanco real?

Based on the 1965 book, “The Flying Pelican,” the sitcom ran on ABC from 1967 to 1970. The character, Sister Bertille, was a nun in the fictitious convent of San Tanco in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where the nuns’ habits were adapted from those of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul.

Is Alejandro Rey still alive?

Deceased (1930–1987)
Alejandro Rey/Living or Deceased

How old is Alejandro Rey?

57 years (1930–1987)
Alejandro Rey/Age at death

What was the last episode of The Flying Nun?

No Tears for Thomas
The Flying Nun/Latest episode

Who was Alejandro Rey married to?

Joyce Bowmanm. 1969–1981
Joyce Reym. 1969–1980Beatriz C Robertom. 1966–1966Cristina Rudym. 1966–1968
Alejandro Rey/Spouse

Who was the actress in the Flying Nun?

It was produced by Screen Gems for ABC based on the 1965 book The Fifteenth Pelican, written by Tere Rios. Sally Field starred as the title character, Sister Bertrille. The series originally ran on ABC from September 7, 1967, to April 3, 1970, producing 82 episodes, including a one-hour pilot episode.

How many episodes of the Flying Nun are there?

The series originally ran on ABC from September 7, 1967, to April 3, 1970, producing 82 episodes, including a one-hour pilot episode. In 2002, TV Guide ranked it number 42 on its TV Guide’s 50 Worst TV Shows of All Time list.

When did the Flying Nun soundtrack come out?

A soundtrack LP featuring songs from the series sung by Sally Field, titled Star Of “The Flying Nun,” was released by Colgems in 1967.

Where does the nun with the cornet fly?

A petite young nun has a habit of flying, thanks to a wide-winged cornet that gets her aloft in strong winds. When Sister Bertrille isn’t in the air, she’s at the Convent San Tanco in Puerto Rico.