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The Bishop's wife [videorecording] / RKO Radio Pictures Inc., Samuel Goldwyn presents ; produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; screenplay by Robert E. Sherwood and Leonardo Bercovici ; directed by Henry Koster.

Goldwyn, Samuel, 1882-1974 (Added Author). Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 (Added Author). Bercovici, Leonardo. (Added Author). Koster, Henry, 1905-1988 (Added Author). Grant, Cary, 1904-1986 (Added Author). Young, Loretta, 1913-2000 (Added Author). Niven, David, 1910-1983 (Added Author). Woolley, Monty, 1888-1963 (Added Author). Gleason, James, 1886-1959 (Added Author). Cooper, Gladys, 1888-1971 (Added Author). Lanchester, Elsa, 1902-1986 (Added Author). Toland, Gregg. (Added Author). Ferguson, Perry. (Added Author). Collingwood, Monica. (Added Author). Friedhofer, Hugo. (Added Author). Nathan, Robert, 1894-1985 Bishop's wife. (Added Author). RKO Radio Pictures, inc. (Added Author). Samuel Goldwyn Co. (Added Author). MGM Home Entertainment Inc. (Added Author).
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  • 24 of 27 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 27 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Akron Carnegie Public Library - Akron DVD 99 (Text) 75253000034970 DVD/Classics Available -
Butler Public Library - Butler DVD BIS (Text) 73174003022038 DVDs Available -
Cicero Branch DVD.c BISHOP'S (Text) 78294000209340 DVD Available -
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver DVD VINTAGE BIS (Text) 34304000412185 Adult - DVD Checked out 12/05/2016
Eckhart Public Library - Main DVD Bishops Wife (Text) 840191002178540 Movies - Main Floor Checked out 12/10/2016
Hamlet Branch Library VCB 1479 (Text) 30063001021445 DVD MOVIE Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch DVD FIC BISHOP'S (Text) 33946002459241 Movies . 2nd Floor Checked out 12/11/2016
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon DVD DRAMA BISHOP'S 1947 (Text) 30653003286705 Adult Drama dvd Available -
LaGrange County Public Library - LaGrange DVD CHRISTMAS (Text) 30477100418494 Main Floor: DVD Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon DVD F BIS (Text) 34330513066408 AV - Storage Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0792849140
  • ISBN: 9780792849148
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment Inc., c2001.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1947.
Based on the novel by Robert Nathan.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Gregg Toland ; art directors, Perry Ferguson, George Jenkins ; editor, Monica Collingwood ; music, Hugo Friedhofer ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff.
Participant or Performer Note: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley, James Gleason, Gladys Cooper, Elsa Lanchester.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, full-frame presentation; Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note: English, French, or Spanish language with subtitles available in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Subject: Angels > Drama.
Bishops' spouses > Drama.
Bishops > Drama.
Genre: Christmas films.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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