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Behold My Wife (1934)

 -  Drama  -  7 December 1934 (USA)
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After Michael Carter's fiancée commits suicide, Michael vows to seek revenge on his wealthy family, who sabotaged their marriage. He drives across the country angrily, and lands up at a ... See full summary »

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Tonita Storm Cloud
Gene Raymond ...
Michael Carter
Laura Hope Crews ...
Mrs. Hubert Carter
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Hubert Carter
Juliette Compton ...
Diana Carter-Curson
Monroe Owsley ...
Bob Prentice
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Mary White
Charlotte Granville ...
Mrs. Sykes
Kenneth Thomson ...
Jim Curson
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Pete
Eric Blore ...
Benson (butler)
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Juan Storm Cloud
Rina De Liguoro ...
Countess Slavotski (as Countess Rina De Liguero)
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After Michael Carter's fiancée commits suicide, Michael vows to seek revenge on his wealthy family, who sabotaged their marriage. He drives across the country angrily, and lands up at a saloon, where he is shot by an Indian, Pete. Pete's girlfriend, Tonita nurses Michael's wound and falls in love with him. Michael realizes this, proposes marriage to Tonita - a perfect revenge for his prejudice family. They marry and he takes her to New York, in full Indian dress hoping to embarrass the family. The press and society mock the Carters - to Michael's delight. Tonita's confused as to why Michael doesn't want to consummate their marriage. At a coming out party for Tonita, set up by Diana (Michael's sister), Tonita's a big hit. Michael becomes angry for his family has "won". Tonita realizes the true reason for their marriage, and finds comfort with Bob, Diana's lover. Diana catches Tonita and Bob together and kills Bob, but, Tonita takes the blame and is arrested, for this is the perfect ... Written by Kelly

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Her savage heart pounded with revenge when her love went unwanted!

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Short Cute Comedy

When his bride to be commits suicide after being lied to by his family the groom leaves home and meets an Indian Squaw that he eventually marries. His real reason for the marriage is to get back at his family but the plan backfires. Only 79 minutes long and is fun to watch. Sylvia Sidney pulls off the Indian Squaw role fairly well and Ann Sheridan does a nice job as the bride.


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