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The Bishop's Wife, also known as Cary and the Bishop's Wife, is a 1947 Samuel Goldwyn romantic comedy feature film directed by Henry Koster and starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young, and David Niven. The plot is about an angel who helps a bishop with his problems. The film was adapted by Leonardo Bercovici and Robert E. Sherwood from the 1928 novel of the same name by Robert Nathan.
Bishop Henry Brougham (David Niven), troubled with funding the building of a new cathedral, prays for divine guidance. His plea is seemingly answered by a suave angel named Dudley (Cary Grant), who reveals his identity only to the clergyman.
|author||Robert E. Sherwood|
|award||Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing|
|keywords||angel bishop build cathedral cheer christmas eve christmas tree erase family life karolyn grimes obsess sermon true identity typewriter widow young daughter|
|nomination||Academy Award for Best Director Academy Award for Best Film Editing Academy Award for Best Original Dramatic or Comedy Score Academy Award for Best Picture Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing|
|productionCompany||Samuel Goldwyn Productions|
|publisher||RKO Radio Pictures|
|theme||fantasy-comedy romantic comedy romantic fantasy|