Cary Grant Day

Cary Grant Day

There are 342 days remaining in our countdown to Christmas and today we celebrate the birthday of Cary Grant. On this day in 1904 Archibald Alexander Leach was born in Horfield, Bristol, England. His life travels and work would take him to America and world fame as the debonair leading man, Cary Grant. Grant’s story is interesting. He had a tough childhood at the hands of an alcoholic father and a terribly cruel mother who was mentally ill. She had lost Grant’s older brother to sickness and some believe it spurred her emotional problems. When young Grant was 10 hisRead more

Ten Things You Did Not Know About The Bishop’s Wife

Ten Things You Did Not Know About The Bishop’s Wife

The Bishop’s Wife (1947) is a Christmas classic that demonstrates not only the enduring backdrop that Christmas can be to a story but it is also a peek back in time to an America that probably never will exist again. The film landed smack in the middle of a critical period of both film making and of the history of the world. It perhaps could be considered one of the last great black and white films of Hollywood’s golden era. The story revolves around three key characters: The Bishop, an Angel and the Bishop’s wife. The Bishop is a driven,Read more