The Clock Script

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Director:Vincente Minnelli
Written by:Robert Nathan (Screenplay), Joseph Schrank (Screenplay), Paul Gallico (Story), Pauline Gallico (Story)

Script Synopsis:A G.I. en route to Europe falls in love during a whirlwind two-day leave in New York City.

The Bishop’s Wife Script

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Director:Henry Koster
Written by:Robert Nathan (Novel), Robert E. Sherwood (Screenplay), Leonardo Bercovici (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn widow. He is losing sight of his family and of why he became a churchman in the first place. Enter Dudley, an angel sent to help him. Dudley does help everyone he meets, but not necessarily in the way they would have preferred. With the exception of Henry, everyone loves him, but Henry begins to believe that Dudley is there to replace him, both at work and in his family's affections, as Christmas approaches.

The Preacher’s Wife Script

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Director:Penny Marshall
Written by:Robert Nathan (Novel), Nat Mauldin (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Good natured Reverend Henry Biggs finds that his marriage to choir mistress Julia is flagging, due to his constant absence caring for the deprived neighborhood they live in. On top of all this, his church is coming under threat from property developer Joe Hamilton. In desperation, Rev. Biggs prays to God for help - and help arrives in the form of an angel named Dudley.

Portrait of Jennie

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Director:William Dieterle
Written by:Robert Nathan (Novel), Leonardo Bercovici (Adaptation), Paul Osborn (Screenplay), Peter Berneis (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist.