Capital Celluloid 2019 - Day 273: Mon Sep 30

This film, brilliantly played by leading man Cary Grant and the befuddled David Niven, is part of the Grant season at BFI Southbank. Full details here.

Time Out review:
Samuel Goldwyn-produced whimsy, cashing in on the success of '40s angelic fantasies such as Here Comes Mr Jordanand It's a Wonderful Life. Angel Grant responds to a bishop's plea for help after his devotion to his plans for a new cathedral has alienated him from family and parishioners. Cary's charm works as successfully upon audiences as it does upon the film's characters, and his relaxed wit plus Loretta Young's delicate loveliness makes for a frothily touching comedy.
Geoff Andrew

Here (and above) is the trailer.

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