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The Resource The bishop's wife, RKO Radio Pictures Inc., Samuel Goldwyn presents ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood and Leonardo Bercovici ; directed by Henry Koster, (videorecording)

The bishop's wife, RKO Radio Pictures Inc., Samuel Goldwyn presents ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood and Leonardo Bercovici ; directed by Henry Koster, (videorecording)

Label
The bishop's wife
Title
The bishop's wife
Statement of responsibility
RKO Radio Pictures Inc., Samuel Goldwyn presents ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood and Leonardo Bercovici ; directed by Henry Koster
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Cary Grant stars as an angel who materializes in answer to the prayers of a harried young bishop, David Niven. Niven's efforts to raise money for a new cathedral have endangered his marriage to beautiful Loretta Young. Grant enters the bishop's household hoping to end the problems plaguing the family, but instead the bishop's negelected wife becomes infatuated with him
Member of
Cataloging source
OWL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Gregg Toland ; art directors, Perry Ferguson, George Jenkins ; editor, Monica Collingwood ; music, Hugo Friedhofer ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English, French, or Spanish language with subtitles available in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley, James Gleason, Gladys Cooper, Elsa Lanchester
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1882-1974
  • 1896-1955
  • 1905-1988
  • 1904-1986
  • 1913-2000
  • 1910-1983
  • 1888-1963
  • 1886-1959
  • 1888-1971
  • 1902-1986
  • 1894-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Goldwyn, Samuel
  • Sherwood, Robert E.
  • Bercovici, Leonardo
  • Koster, Henry
  • Grant, Cary
  • Young, Loretta
  • Niven, David
  • Woolley, Monty
  • Gleason, James
  • Cooper, Gladys
  • Lanchester, Elsa
  • Toland, Gregg
  • Ferguson, Perry
  • Collingwood, Monica
  • Friedhofer, Hugo
  • Nathan, Robert
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Samuel Goldwyn Co
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
109
Series statement
Vintage classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Angels
  • Bishops' spouses
  • Bishops
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The bishop's wife, RKO Radio Pictures Inc., Samuel Goldwyn presents ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood and Leonardo Bercovici ; directed by Henry Koster, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1947
  • Based on the novel by Robert Nathan
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm46417557
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9780792849148
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616858917
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
1001581
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, full-frame presentation; Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The bishop's wife, RKO Radio Pictures Inc., Samuel Goldwyn presents ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood and Leonardo Bercovici ; directed by Henry Koster, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1947
  • Based on the novel by Robert Nathan
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm46417557
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (109 min.)
Isbn
9780792849148
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616858917
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
1001581
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, full-frame presentation; Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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