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The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953 film)

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Director  Henry Levin
Music director  Cyril J. Mockridge
Duration  
Language  English
5.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Musical, Romance
Cinematography  Arthur E. Arling
Country  United States
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Release date  July 1953 (1953-07)
Based on  The Farmer Takes a Wife 1934 play  by Frank B. Elser Rome Haul 1929 novel by Walter D. Edmonds
Writer  Walter Bullock (screenplay), Sally Benson (screenplay), Joseph Fields (screenplay), Frank B. Elser (play), Marc Connelly (play), Walter D. Edmonds (novel)
Directors  Henry Levin, Victor Fleming
Cast  Betty Grable (Molly Larkins), Dale Robertson (Dan Harrow), Thelma Ritter (Lucy Cashdollar), John Carroll (Jotham Klore), Eddie Foy Jr. (Fortune Friendly), Charlotte Austin (Pearl Dowd)
Similar movies  Thelma Ritter appears in The Farmer Takes a Wife and Daddy Long Legs

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The Farmer Takes a Wife is a 1953 Technicolor musical comedy film starring Betty Grable. The picture is a remake of the 1935 film of the same name which starred Janet Gaynor and Henry Fonda. Grable and Dale Robertson first appeared together in the movie Call Me Mister (1951).

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Plot summary

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During the 19th century, where Molly Larkin (Betty Grable), the girlfriend of rough-and-tumble canal-boat captain Jotham Klore (John Carroll) she hires mild-mannered farmer Daniel Harrow (Dale Robertson) to work on the boat. Molly and Dan fall in love and marry.

Cast

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  • Betty Grable as Molly Larkins
  • Dale Robertson as Dan Harrow
  • Thelma Ritter as Lucy Cashdollar
  • John Carroll as Jotham Klore
  • Eddie Foy, Jr. as Fortune Friendly
  • Charlotte Austin as Pearl Dowd
  • Kathleen Crowley as Susanna
  • Merry Anders as Hannah
  • May Wynn as Eva Gooch
  • Nancy Abbate as Little Girl (uncredited)
  • Doreen Tracey as Little Girl (uncredited)
  • Radio adaptation

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    The Farmer Takes a Wife was presented on Best Plays June 28, 1953. The one-hour adaptation starred John Forsythe and Joan Lorring.


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    References

    The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953 film) Wikipedia
    The Farmer Takes a Wife (1953 film) IMDbThe Farmer Takes a Wife (1953 film) themoviedb.org


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