The Knickerbocker Theatre at Hope College will show two more films featuring Cary Grant during its “One Night Only” series, presenting “The Philadelphia Story” on Monday, Dec. 5, and “The Bishop’s Wife” on Monday, Dec. 12.
“The Philadelphia Story” is a romantic comedy starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart. Released in 1940 and directed by George Cukor, the film is based on the Broadway play of the same name by Philip Bary. The film features a rich woman whose upcoming wedding plans are complicated by the simultaneous arrival of her ex-husband and a tabloid magazine journalist.
“The Bishop’s Wife” stars Cary Grant, Loretta Young and David Niven. The film features an angel in human form who enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his broken marriage. This dramatic comedy was released in 1947 and directed by Henry Koster.
The series already featured “North by Northwest” and “His Girl Friday.”
Tickets are $5. Tickets will be sold at the door but are also available in advance at the Events and Conferences Office located downtown in the Anderson-Werkman Financial Center (100 E. Eighth St.). The office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can be called at (616) 395-7890.
The Knickerbocker Theatre is located in downtown Holland at 86 E. Eighth St.