Main title from The Bishop’s Wife (1947)

The Bishop’s Wife

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| Film | | USA | B&W | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance | 1h 49min |
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Stars: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven

An angel is sent down to mend the ways of a bishop whose absorption with cathedral buildings has put him out of touch with his wife and parishioners

The Bishop’s Wife is one of those really rare pictures that leaves you with a wonderful glow!

Reviews (1)

Whimsical, stolid and protracted light comedy saved by its actors and old-fashioned Hollywood style. (Halliwell’s)

Cast (25)

Cary Grant
Dudley
Loretta Young
Julia Brougham
American publicity photograph featuring British actor David Niven
Henry Brougham
Monty Woolley
Professor 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
Defence Capt
Teddy Infuhr
Attack Capt
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
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Screening soon at BFI Southbank

Photograph from The Bishop’s Wife (1947) featuring David Niven as Henry Brougham and Cary Grant as Dudley (1)
The Bishop’s Wife
30th September at 6pm in NFT3
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Director

Henry Koster

Producer

Samuel Goldwyn

Writer

(screenplay)
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Production companies


Samuel Goldwyn Company, The

The Samuel Goldwyn Company

Pictures (2)

Photograph from The Bishop’s Wife (1947) featuring David Niven as Henry Brougham and Cary Grant as Dudley (1)
The Bishop’s Wife (1947) photograph (1) | David Niven, Cary Grant
Main title from The Bishop’s Wife (1947)
The Bishop’s Wife (1947) opening credits

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