Release dateJune 18, 1932 WriterFaith Baldwin (by), Sheridan Gibney (screen play) CastLoretta Young (Lola Davis Hayes), Norman Foster (Ken Hayes), Aline MacMahon (Agnes Davis), George Brent (Peter Acton), Grant Mitchell (Doctor) DistributorWarner Bros. Entertainment Similar movies27 Dresses, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Meet the Parents, Independence Day, Armageddon, License to Wed
An out-of-work husband (Norman Foster) resents his wife (Loretta Young) being the breadwinner in the family.
Week-End Marriage is a 1932 Pre-code comedy produced by First National and distributed by Warner Brothers, the eventual successor to First National. It is based on a novel, Week-End Marriage, by Faith Baldwin and stars Loretta Young. Preserved at the Library of Congress.
In this comedy, a hard-working husband loses his job and his wife becomes the bread winner. The husband feels demeaned by his new role and takes a mistress to regain his lost manhood. The chastened wife eventually returns to the daily drudgery of home so her hubby can feel important and manly again. Marital bliss ensues.