MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 21,100 this week

Behold My Wife (1934)

 |  Drama  |  7 December 1934 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 35 users  
Reviews: 3 user

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 »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 666 titles
created 15 Jun 2012
 
a list of 82 titles
created 20 Dec 2012
 
a list of 91 titles
created 29 May 2013
 
a list of 6727 titles
created 03 Dec 2013
 

Related Items

Search for "Behold My Wife" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Behold My Wife (1934)

Behold My Wife (1934) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Behold My Wife.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Certificate: Passed Animation | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The Bellows family causes comic confusion on an ocean liner, with time out for radio-style musical acts.

Director: Mitchell Leisen
Stars: W.C. Fields, Martha Raye, Dorothy Lamour
Applause (1929)
Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A burlesque star seeks to keep her convent-raised daughter away from her low-down life and abusive lover/stage manager.

Director: Rouben Mamoulian
Stars: Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr.
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Webb Carey returns to Orta, near Milan, to find out who betrayed his World War II O.S.S. team and caused the death of several villagers. His old love Julie, whom he thought dead at the ... See full summary »

Director: Mitchell Leisen
Stars: Alan Ladd, Wanda Hendrix, Francis Lederer
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A struggling painter takes a job as a secretary to a female advertising executive. While working to obtain an account from a tobacco company, they end up falling in love.

Director: Mitchell Leisen
Stars: Rosalind Russell, Fred MacMurray, Macdonald Carey
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Dr. Molnac and his musical troupe; Beggs, the manager; Mitzi Martos, a singer; Mitzi's agent Pauline; society scion Barry Saunders and his "keeper" Oliver Goodwin, are en route to Santa ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Seiter
Stars: Joe Penner, Gene Raymond, Harry Parke
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A young lawyer, encounters problems while relocating his family.

Director: Mitchell Leisen
Stars: Glenn Ford, Ruth Roman, Denise Darcel
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Mitchell Leisen
Stars: Fred MacMurray, Joan Bennett, Zasu Pitts
Kitty (1945)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An 18th century London wench gets involved with the nobility.

Director: Mitchell Leisen
Stars: Paulette Goddard, Ray Milland, Patric Knowles
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Bank clerk William Marble is desperate for money to pay his family's bills. When his wealthy nephew visits, Marble asks him for a loan, but the young man refuses. Marble decides to kill his... See full summary »

Director: Lothar Mendes
Stars: Charles Laughton, Maureen O'Sullivan, Ray Milland
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Flamboyant Zani grew up and works in the zoo. He loves animals so much that he steals animal furs from the women who wear them. Zani coaxes young beautiful Eve, an orphan, to escape her ... See full summary »

Director: Rowland V. Lee
Stars: Loretta Young, Gene Raymond, O.P. Heggie
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Ginger Rogers, owner of a bordello, helps thief Ray Milland locate an ancient buried treasure.

Director: William Dieterle
Stars: Ginger Rogers, Ray Milland, Barbara Eden
Dream Girl (1948)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Mitchell Leisen
Stars: Betty Hutton, Macdonald Carey, Patric Knowles
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Gene Raymond ...
Laura Hope Crews ...
...
Juliette Compton ...
Diana Carter-Curson
Monroe Owsley ...
Bob Prentice
...
Mary White
Charlotte Granville ...
Mrs. Sykes
Kenneth Thomson ...
Jim Curson
...
Pete
Eric Blore ...
Benson (butler)
...
Rina De Liguoro ...
Countess Slavotski (as Countess Rina De Liguero)
Edit

Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 December 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Casada por Despeito  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

An item in the Schenectady Gazette, dated September 5, 1934, announced this as a forth-coming production. The small article titled 'Leisen Directs Sylvia' gave 'Red Woman' as the film's title. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
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.


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Behold My Wife (1934) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?