The Bishop’s Wife (1947) – Episode 52

The Bishop's Wife (1947) poster

The Bishop’s Wife (1947) is a wonderful and beloved Christmas movie. This movie has a great cast of many English and American actors Rough Script The Bishop’s Wife (1947) Welcome to today’s show, my name is John. As always you can subscribe to the show on iTunes or follows the links to social media in the podcast show notes. You can also go to to read notes, bios, and other random movie thoughts. Today’s movie is a Christmas favorite features some great stars. The film is The Bishop’s Wife (1947). This movie was remade as The Preacher’s Wife (1996) with Denzel Washington and Whitney Houston. Quite frankly I have never watched the remake failing to see how they could improve on the original. Cary Grant played angel Dudley. Grant was born in England in 1904. At the age of 14 he left home and joined a comedy troupe. In 1920, he was selected to perform on Broadway. He stayed in the US. His first film was This is the…

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Bride of Frankenstein (1935) – Episode 7

Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

  Today I am continuing with the second of the Franks which I believe to be the greatest of the three films made in the 1930s. The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) introduced us to the lighting haired mate of the monster and many other elements that will be clear to any fan of Young Frankenstein (1974). The Bride of Frankenstein (1935) was directed by James Whale. Whale was born in England and began producing plays while he was in a German POW camp during WWI. Whale had 23 directing credits including The Man in the Iron Mask (1939), Show Boat (1936),  The Invisible Man (1933), Frankenstein (1931), Hell’s Angels (1930) (uncredited) working with Howard Hughes. A great quote of Whales is “A director must be pretty bad if he can’t get a thrill out of war, murder, robbery.” Actors The first actor that will discuss is Boris Karloff. Boris Karloff who was billed in this movie as just Karloff. I don’t think I will get much argument if I say he was the greatest Frank…

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