The Farmer Takes a Wife

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Romance
  • Release year: 1935
  • Running time: 91 min
The Farmer Takes a Wife is a 1935 American comedy film directed by Victor Fleming and written by Edwin J. Burke. The film stars Janet Gaynor, Henry Fonda (in his screen debut) and Charles Bickford. It is based on the Broadway play The Farmer Takes a... read more
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The Farmer Takes a Wife is a 1935 American comedy film directed by Victor Fleming and written by Edwin J. Burke. The film stars Janet Gaynor, Henry Fonda (in his screen debut) and Charles Bickford. It is based on the Broadway play The Farmer Takes a Wife, with Fonda reprising his stage role as the farmer. The film was released on August 2, 1935, by Fox Film Corporation.

Original Release

08/02/1935

US Release

08/02/1935

Cast

Janet Gaynor Molly Larkins
Henry Fonda Dan Harrow
Charles Bickford Jotham Klore
Slim Summerville Fortune Friendly
Andy Devine Elmer Otway
Jane Withers Della
Margaret Hamilton Lucy Gurget
Sig Ruman Blacksmith (as Siegfried Rumann) / Blacksmith
John Qualen Sol Tinker
Kitty Kelly Ivy
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Victor Fleming

Writers

Walter D. Edmonds, Marc Connelly, Frank B. Elser, Edwin J. Burke, Edward E. Paramore Jr.

Cast

Janet Gaynor Molly Larkins
Henry Fonda Dan Harrow
Charles Bickford Jotham Klore
Slim Summerville Fortune Friendly
Andy Devine Elmer Otway
Jane Withers Della
Margaret Hamilton Lucy Gurget
Sig Ruman Blacksmith (as Siegfried Rumann) / Blacksmith
John Qualen Sol Tinker
Kitty Kelly Ivy
Roger Imhof Samson 'Sam' Weaver
Robert Gleckler Fisher - Freight Agent
Robert Adair Yorkshire Pioneer
Erville Alderson Pioneer Wagon Father
John Arledge Man Talking About Transcontinental Railroad
Irving Bacon Mr. Vernoy
William 'Billy' Benedict Boy Announcing Dan's Arrival Before Fight
Chief John Big Tree Indian
Stanley Blystone Fred
Wade Boteler Townsman Show Fan

Producers

Editors

Harold D. Schuster

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