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Whitney Houston’s ‘The Preacher’s Wife’ Opened In Theaters 25 Years Ago Today

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On December 13, 1996 (25 years ago) The Preacher’s Wife movie opened in theaters around the world. Based on the Christmas classic The Bishop’s Wife from 1947, this version starred Whitney along with Denzel Washington as well as Courtney B. Vance, Gregory Hines, Jenifer Lewis and Loretta Devine. The soundtrack is the best-selling gospel album of all time.

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