Bell Book and Candle () Movie Script | SSOne of the author's greatest comedy successes. An outstanding and popular title among community theaters. No account yet? Create one. Paul Foster. Kristin Shepherd.
Dinner At Eight
Bell, book, and candle
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What's the matter with me? The same old thing day after day. Oh, I know I'm feeling sorry. Hmm, what would I like? You startled me. You do have a nice place here.
What's the matter with me? Why do I feel this way? It's such a rut. The same old thing day after day. The same old people.
The phrase " bell, book, and candle " refers to a Latin Christian method of excommunication by anathema , imposed on a person who had committed an exceptionally grievous sin.
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It stars Kim Novak as a witch who casts a spell on her neighbor, played by James Stewart. The film is considered Stewart's final as a romantic lead. In the late s, during the Christmas holiday season, Greenwich Village witch Gillian Holroyd, a free spirit with a penchant for going barefoot , is bored, a little depressed and restless in life. She admires her new neighbor, publisher Shep Henderson, who lives above her rare African art store and ground floor apartment. When Shep arrives upstairs and unlocks his own front door he discovers Gillian's aunt Queenie rummaging around in his living room. She also lives in the building and has her own curiosity, because he's recently moved in and she seems to want to know more about him by studying his belongings.
Witch Gillian Holroyd casts a spell on publisher Shepherd Henderson who falls madly in love with her. Because witches can not fall in love, Gillian must choose between the life of a witch or the life of a normal. So, I have known of this play by name for a long time. I had never seen the movie until late The play itself is such a product of its time and still so unusual. Two movies were made. Both of these recent creations inspired in-part and paved the way for the popular TV series Bewitched, which had identical themes.