My name's is Jason Lockard and I love Christmas cinema! Our star of the month; Loretta Young starred in one of these Christmas classics this one entitled The Bishop's Wife.
Loretta Young was born Gretchen Young in Salt Lake City, Utah, on January 6th 1913. At the age of three her family moved to Hollywood where she and her two sisters She and her sisters began working as child actresses. In 1928 she was billed as Loretta Young. Loretta transitioned from silent to talking pictures with no problem and would star in many memorable films such as; The Stranger, A Night to Remember, The farmer's daughter and Come to the stable. In 1947 she would star in a memorable holiday classic The Bishop's wife.
The film follows Bishop Henry Brougham (David Niven), who desires to build of a new cathedral, but can't raise to money and prays for divine guidance. He thinks his prayer has been answered when a suave angel named Dudley (Cary Grant) shows up. However, the angel's mission is not to help with the construction of the cathedral.....Read More!