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The Bishop's Wife

1947-12-25 | Comedy / Drama
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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.
Director: Henry Koster
Stars: Cary Grant, Loretta Young

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The Bishop's Wife FAQ

The runtime of The Bishop's Wife is 109 minutes.
The casts of The Bishop's Wife are Cary Grant starring as Dudley, Loretta Young starring as Julia Brougham, David Niven starring as Bishop Henry Brougham, Monty Woolley starring as Professor Wutheridge, James Gleason starring as Sylvester, Gladys Cooper starring as Mrs. Hamilton.
The director of The Bishop's Wife is Henry Koster.
On July 23, 2021, the IMDB rating of The Bishop's Wife is 7.6/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 84/100, Metacritic rating is 72/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The genre of The Bishop's Wife is Comedy,Drama,Fantasy,Romance.
The release date of The Bishop's Wife is December 25, 1947.
On July 23, 2021, there were 5107 public reaction to The Bishop's Wife including brightening up, with guiding hand, suffering wife, disarming character, beguiling.
The Bishop's Wife won 1948 Academy Awards, USA.
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..
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