Watch Bell, Book and Candle Online | Stream Full Movie | DIRECTVThe holiday season is a time for traditions, from the people we spend it with, to the food we eat, to the films we watch. A little over a decade after the Bedford Falls adventure, Stewart was put under a different kind of spell in Bell, Book and Candle , appearing alongside Kim Novak for the second time in She is stuck in a rut; she wants to do something different, meet someone different. Why don't I ever know people like that? She longs for carols in a little church, not the bongos her brother Nicky Jack Lemmon plays and the same old faces she sees in this witch hangout. This time of year reminds Gillian of her witch status.
Bell, Book and Candle
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.
Delightful spoof on witchcraft, wherein publisher Stewart falls beneath the love spell put on him by beautiful witch Novak on Christmas Eve after he walks into her art store. Stewart postpones his wedding to Rule and slavishly follows Novak about. She, being a witch, is incapable of love but enjoys taking a man away from her stuck-up friend Rule. Trailer for the classic Bell, Book and Candle. In order to get revenge on a snooty former schoolmate, Manhattan witch Gillian casts a love spell on the schoolmate's fiance, Shepard.
Gillian Holyrod is a witch. She is also smart, sensual and independent. Must she give up her magic if a s happy ending is to prevail? The source for Bewitched and its ilk, Lemmon plays a beatnik warlock in collusion with genius comedian Kovacs. The setting is an exquisite s fantasy Manhattan, with midcentury modern decor, Russell Wright china, tribal art, and Kim in gorgeous black, red and leopard print clothes.