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The Bishop’s Wife (BBC Two / 17 Dec 2020)

The Bishop's Wife (1947

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The Bishop’s Wife (BBC Two / 17 Dec 2020)

An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn widow. He is losing sight of his family and of why he became a churchman in the first place. Enter Dudley, an angel sent to help him. Dudley does help everyone he meets, but not necessarily in the way they would have preferred. With the exception of Henry, everyone loves him, but Henry begins to believe that Dudley is there to replace him, both at work and in his family’s affections, as Christmas approaches.

CAST


Cary Grant (Dudley), Loretta Young (Julia Brougham), David Niven (Bishop Henry Brougham), Monty Woolley (Prof. Wutheridge), James Gleason (Sylvester), Gladys Cooper (Mrs. Hamilton), Elsa Lanchester (Matilda), Sara Haden (Mildred Cassaway), Karolyn Grimes (Debby Brougham), Tito Vuolo (Maggenti), Regis Toomey (Mr. Miller), Sarah Edwards (Mrs. Duffy), Margaret McWade (Miss Trumbull), Anne O’Neal (Mrs. Ward), Ben Erway (Mr. Perry), Erville Alderson (Stevens), Robert J. Anderson (Defense Captain), Teddy Infuhr (Attack Captain), Eugene Borden (Michel), Almira Sessions (First Lady in Michel’s), Claire Du Brey (Second Lady), Florence Auer (Third Lady), Margaret Wells (Hat Shop Proprietress), Kitty O’Neil (Hat Shop Customer), Isabel Jewell (Hysterical Mother), David Leonard (Blind Man), Dorothy Vaughan (Delia), Edgar Dearing (Policeman),

DETAILS


Director: Henry Koster

US / 109 minutes / 1947

AIRTIME / CHANNEL


14:30-16:15 Thu 17th Dec 2020
BBC Two

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