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The Bishop's Wife is a 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). Events January January 1 - British mines nationalized January 1 - Nigeria gains limited autonomy January 1 - The Canadian Citizenship Act went into effect January 3 - Proceedings of the U.S. Congress are televised for the first time... 1947 Romantic comedy films are a sub-genre of comedy films as well as of romance films. The basic plot of a romantic comedy is that two people meet, banter with each other, but despite an attraction obvious to the audience do not become romantically involved because of some internal factor... romantic comedy film which tells the story of an angel who comes to earth to help a bishop to reconnect with his family. It stars Cary Grant (January 18, 1904 – November 29, 1986) was an English-born American film actor. He was perhaps the foremost exemplar of the debonair leading man, not only handsome, but witty and charming. Cary Grant Born Archibald Alexander Leach in Bristol, he had a confused and unhappy childhood. His... Cary Grant, Loretta Young (January 6, 1913 — August 12, 2000) was an American actress. Born Gretchen Michaela Young in Salt Lake City, Utah, she moved with her family to Hollywood when she was three years old. Her sisters, Polly Ann Young and Elizabeth Jane Young (screen name Sally Blane) appeared in... Loretta Young, David Niven was the second unofficial James Bond. David Niven, born James David Graham Niven (March 1, 1910 - July 29, 1983), was an English actor who achieved the unusual distinction of success in both the British and the Hollywood film industry. Biography He was born in London, England, the son... David Niven, Monty Woolley (August 17, 1888 - May 6, 1963) was an American actor. Born Edgar Montillion Wooley in New York City, Woolley was a professor and lecturer at Yale University (one of his students was Thornton Wilder) who began acting on Broadway in 1936. He was typecast as the wasp-tongued... Monty Woolley, James Gleason (May 23, 1882 – April 12, 1959) is an actor. Filmography External links James Gleason at the Internet Movie Database Categories: People stubs | 1882 births | 1959 deaths | Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominee ... James Gleason, Gladys Constance Cooper (December 18, 1888 - November 17, 1971) was an English actress, created a Dame (DBE) for her services to the theatre. She was born in London and made her stage début in 1905. It was not until 1922, however, that she found major success, in Pineros... Gladys Cooper and Elsa Lanchester (October 28, 1902-December 26, 1986), was a British-born American character actress, perhaps best-known as the long-suffering wife of Charles Laughton. Her birth name was Elizabeth Sullivan. Lanchester married Laughton in 1929, and one of her first screen appearances was opposite him in The Private... Elsa Lanchester.


The movie was adapted by Leonardo Bercovici, Charles Brackett (uncredited), Robert Emmet Sherwood (4 April 1896–14 November 1955) American playwright, editor, and screenwriter. The horrors experienced on the battlefields of Europe during World War I, helped to shape this noted American writer. Born in New Rochelle, New York and educated at Harvard University, Sherwood fought with the Canadian... Robert E. Sherwood and Billy Wilder (June 22, 1906 - March 27, 2002) had a career as a screenwriter, film director and producer that spanned more than 50 years and more than 60 films. Life and work He was born Samuel Wilder in Sucha, Poland). He started work in late 1920s as screenwriter in France... Billy Wilder (uncredited) from the book by Robert Nathan. It was directed by Henry Koster (May 1, 1905-September 21, 1988) was born Herman Kosterlitz in Berlin, Germany. He became a film director and later moved to Hollywood. Kosters father, a salesman, left home when Henry was a young man. Koster still managed to finish gymnasium (high school) in Berlin while working... Henry Koster.


It won the This is a list of films that have received an Oscar for best sound. 1930s 1930 The Big House, Douglas Shearer, Metro_Goldwyn_Mayer Studio 1931 Paramount Publix Studio Sound Department 1932 Paramount Publix Studio Sound Department 1933 A Farewell to Arms, Franklin B. Hansen, Paramount Studio 1934 One Night of Love... Academy Award for Sound, and was nominated for The Academy Award for Directing is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; the awards are voted on by other people within the industry. As is the customary practice in Wikipedia for listing Oscar results... Best Director, The Academy Award for Film Editing was first given for films issued in 1934. 1930s 1934 Eskimo - Conrad A. Nervig Cleopatra - Anne Bauchens One Night of Love - Gene Milford 1935 A Midsummer Nights Dream - Ralph Dawson David Copperfield - Robert J. Kern The Informer - George Hively Les Misérables - Barbara... Best Film Editing, From Rule Sixteen of the Special Rules for The Music Awards Original Score: An original score is a substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer. The years shown are the production years, thus a reference to 1967 means... Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture and The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; the awards are voted on by other people within the industry. As is the customary practice in Wikipedia for listing Oscar... Best Picture.


The film was originally directed by William A. Seiter, but producer Samuel Goldwyn (August 17, 1882, Warsaw, Poland – January 31, 1974, Los Angeles, California, United States) was a major producer of motion pictures. Born Schmuel Gelbfisz at age 16 he left his native Warsaw penniless and on foot. He made his way to England where he remained with relatives for... Samuel Goldwyn didn't like it and so he asked Henry Koster for a completely new film. The preview audience didn't like the new version, so Billy Wilder and Charles Brackett had to rewrite a couple of scenes without credit.


Niven was originally cast as the angel and Grant as the bishop, but Koster had them switch the parts.


The Bishop's Wife was remade in 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. Events Environmental change The invasive species Asian long-horned beetle is found in New York January 7 - One of the worst blizzards in American history hits eastern... 1996 as The Preacher's Wife. The 1996 version stars Denzel Washington Denzel Washington (born 28 December 1954) is an African American, Oscar-winning actor. He was born in Mount Vernon, New York, the son of a minister and a beauty-parlour owner. In his youth, Washington was banned by his parents from watching movies. When his parents separated, Washington... Denzel Washington, Whitney Houstons album cover Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9, 1963, Newark, New Jersey) is an American pop, R&B and soul singer and actress. She was one of the most popular and successful singers of the 1980s and 1990s. Early Years Houston is a singer who grew... Whitney Houston, Actor Courtney B. Vance stars in the NBC series Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Categories: Stub ... Courtney B. Vance, Gregory Oliver Hines (February 14, 1946 - August 9, 2003) was an American actor and dancer, regarded by many as the greatest tap dancer of his generation, and one who transcended the stage. Born in New York, New York, Hines learned tap dancing as a toddler from his older brother Maurice... Gregory Hines, Loretta Devine (born August 21, 1949) is an American actor. Categories: People stubs ... Loretta Devine and Lionel Brockman Richie, Jr. (born June 20, 1949 in Tuskegee, Alabama) is an American musician and pop singer, most famous for a series of hits during the 1980s. Richie got his start in the Commodores, writing most of their hits in the late 1970s, including Three Times a Lady and... Lionel Richie. It was a remaking of the original script, and was directed by Penny Marshall (October 15, 1942) is an American actress, producer and director. She was born Carole Penelope Masciarelli in The Bronx, New York. She is the sister of writer, producer and director Garry Marshall. Penny played the role of the wise-cracking brewery worker Laverne DeFazio in the popular TV... Penny Marshall. It was nominated for the Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. The Academy Awards (a.k.a. The Oscars) are the most prominent film awards in the United States. The Awards are granted by the Academy... Academy Award for From Rule Sixteen of the Special Rules for The Music Awards Original Score: An original score is a substantial body of music in the form of dramatic underscoring written specifically for the film by the submitting composer. The years shown are the production years, thus a reference to 1967 means... Best Music, Original Musical or Comedy Score.


 
 

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