The Farmer Takes a Wife Movie Review 1953

Information and Film Reviews for The Farmer Takes a Wife the Movie

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Poor musical remake of the 1935 drama, about the trials of a struggling 1850s farmer and the Erie canal boat cook he loves. Contains no memorable music and Robertson can't compete with Henry Fonda's original role as the farmer.

Distribution

CBS/Fox Video, 1330 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, Phone: (212)373-4800, Toll-free: 800-800-4369, Fax: (212)373-4803, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 81 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Musical Drama, Adapted from a Play, Period Piece: 19th Century
Screenplay
Sally Benson, Walter Bullock, Joseph Fields
Cast
Betty Grable, Dale Robertson, Thelma Ritter, John Carroll, Eddie Foy, Charlotte Austin, Merry Anders, Gwen Verdon, Kathleen Crowley, May Wynn
Cinematography
Arthur E. Arling
Director
Henry Levin
Music
Cyril Mockridge, Harold Arlen
Producer
Fox

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