The Bishop's Wife (1947)

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  •  (3 out of 5 stars)

The Bishop's Wife is a mildly amusing Christmas classic starring Cary Grant as a charming angel named Dudley. Dudley comes to town and enters the lives of Bishop Henry Brougham (David Niven) and his wife Julia (Loretta Young) and performs all sorts of silly miracles to make everyone around them happy. While the bishop is obsessing over building a cathedral, his wife is off falling in love with the angel Dudley as they dine and shop and drink and ice skate together. Cary Grant cuckolds David Niven at every turn to the point that we really don't know how Niven is ever going to recover Loretta Young in the end. Of course it all magically turns out wonderful on Christmas Eve and the bishop learns not to be such a cuck. The film is handsomely photographed in deep focus black & white by the great cinematographer Gregg Toland.

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