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The Bishop’s Wife

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“Whatever you make of the minor miracles performed along the way, there’s no trouble believing that Cary would fall for Loretta or that anybody would fall for Cary.” – The New York Times

“Grant’s turn is thoroughly convincing because he himself appears to be having a terrific time: He’s expansive, graceful, and seems always on the verge of chuckling with goodwill.” – Entertainment Weekly

FILM SYNOPSIS

Dejected by his efforts to raise money to build a cathedral, Bishop Henry Brougham (David Niven) beseeches heaven for guidance, and is visited immediately by Dudley (Cary Grant), who claims to be an angel. Henry is skeptical, then annoyed when Dudley ingratiates himself into the household as his assistant — and worse, wins the attentions of Henry’s long-suffering and kindly wife (Loretta Young). When Dudley continues to intervene in Henry’s struggles, the bishop decides to challenge heaven.

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  • Genre Comedy
  • Director Henry Koster
  • Released 1947
  • Runtime 1h 49m
  • Rated NR
  • Studio Samuel Goldwyn
  • CountryUnited States

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