Dear Wife

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  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1949
  • Running time: 88 min
Dear Wife is a 1949 comedy film starring Joan Caulfield and William Holden. It is the sequel to Dear Ruth, which was based on the Broadway play of the same name by Norman Krasna. J. D. Salinger, the author of Catcher in the Rye, has stated that he... read more

Dear Wife is a 1949 comedy film starring Joan Caulfield and William Holden. It is the sequel to Dear Ruth, which was based on the Broadway play of the same name by Norman Krasna. J. D. Salinger, the author of Catcher in the Rye, has stated that he conjured the name of the book's protagonist, Holden Caulfield, when he saw a movie theatre marquee in his community displaying the names of the lead actors.

Original Release

11/15/1949

Cast

Joan Caulfield Ruth Seacroft
William Holden Bill Seacroft
Mona Freeman Miriam Wilkins
Billy De Wolfe Albert Kummer
Edward Arnold Judge Harry Wilkins
Carl Andre Party Guest
Edward Biby Campaign Man
Danny Borzage Townsman
Clifford Brooke Bit part
Paul E. Burns Mr. Grindle
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Richard Haydn

Writers

Arthur Sheekman, Norman Krasna, N. Richard Nash

Cast

Joan Caulfield Ruth Seacroft
William Holden Bill Seacroft
Mona Freeman Miriam Wilkins
Billy De Wolfe Albert Kummer
Edward Arnold Judge Harry Wilkins
Carl Andre Party Guest
Edward Biby Campaign Man
Danny Borzage Townsman
Clifford Brooke Bit part
Paul E. Burns Mr. Grindle
John Butler Bit part
Bill Cartledge Western Union Boy
Dick Cherney Townsman
James Cornell Mike Assistant
Oliver Cross Party Guest
Frank Darien Bailiff
Skipper Davenport Randolph Meeler
Roger Davis Committee Chairman
Charles Dayton Campaign Man
Tom Dugan Painter

Producers

Editors

Archie Marshek

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