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My Favorite Wife (1940)

88 min - Comedy, Romance - 17 May 1940
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Ellen Arden arrives 7 years after being given up for dead in a shipwreck, to find her husband Nick just remarried to Bianca. The overjoyed Nick awkwardly tries to break the news gently to Bianca. But before he can do that, an unpleasant surprise--news that Ellen has spent the 7 years on a deserted island with fellow-survivor Burkett. Nick's jealousy tries to find out the truth. Hilarious confusion reigns before Nick chooses his favorite wife.

Director:  Garson Kanin
Stars:  Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, Irene Dunne, Gail Patrick, Ann Shoemaker, Scotty Beckett, Mary Lou Harrington, Donald MacBride, Hugh O'Connell, Granville Bates, Pedro de Cordoba, Jean Acker, Murray Alper, Leon Belasco, Joe Cabrillas, Bill Cartledge, Chester Clute, Corky, Franco Corsaro, Florence Dudley, Hal Gerard, Roque Guinart, Earle Hodgins, Edna Holland, Thelma Joel, Cy Kendall, Ellen Lowe, Margaret Martin, Horace McMahon, Sue Moore, Bert Moorhouse, Clive Morgan, George Noisom, Bob Reeves, Ronald R. Rondell, Matty Roubert, Eli Schmudkler, Pat West

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Ellen Arden arrives 7 years after being given up for dead in a shipwreck, to find her husband Nick just remarried to Bianca. The overjoyed Nick awkwardly tries to break the news gently to Bianca. But before he can do that, an unpleasant surprise--news that Ellen has spent the 7 years on a deserted island with fellow-survivor Burkett. Nick's jealousy tries to find out the truth. Hilarious confusion reigns before Nick chooses his favorite wife.



Tagline: The funniest, fastest honeymoon ever screened!

Genres: Comedy, Romance

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Language:  English
Release Date:  17 May 1940

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  RKO Radio Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 28 min

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