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Director:
Writers:
Mary C. McCall Jr. (screenplay)
George Kelly (play)
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Release Date:
25 September 1936 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A domineering woman marries a wealthy man for his money, and then uses her position to further her own ambitions for money and power. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Rosalind Russell ... Harriet Craig
John Boles ... Walter Craig

Billie Burke ... Mrs. Frazier

Jane Darwell ... Mrs. Harold
Dorothy Wilson ... Ethel Landreth
Alma Kruger ... Ellen Austen

Thomas Mitchell ... Fergus Passmore
Raymond Walburn ... Billy Birkmire
Elisabeth Risdon ... Mrs. Landreth
Robert Allen ... Gene Fredericks
Nydia Westman ... Mazie
Kathleen Burke ... Adelaide Passmore
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Stanley Andrews ... Davis (uncredited)
James P. Burtis ... Moving Man (uncredited)
Nell Craig ... Nurse Rigby (uncredited)
Bess Flowers ... Nightclub Patron (uncredited)
John Hamilton ... Detective (uncredited)
Thomas Pogue ... Billy Birkmire's Father (uncredited)
Frankie Van ... Cab Driver (uncredited)
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Directed by
Dorothy Arzner 
 
Writing credits
Mary C. McCall Jr. (screenplay)

George Kelly (play)

Produced by
Edward Chodorov .... associate producer
Harry Cohn .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
R.H. Bassett (uncredited)
Emil Gerstenberger (uncredited)
Milan Roder (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Lucien Ballard (photography)
 
Film Editing by
Viola Lawrence 
 
Production Design by
William Haines (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Stephen Goosson 
 
Costume Design by
Lon Anthony 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Arthur S. Black Jr. .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Lodge Cunningham .... sound engineer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Morris Stoloff .... musical director
William Grant Still .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
73 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
USA:Approved (PCA #2403)

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The original Broadway production of "Craig's Wife' by George Kelly opened on October 12, 1925 at the Morosco Theater, ran for 360 performances and won the Pulitzer Prize in Drama in 1926.See more »
Quotes:
Harriet Craig:I'm all alone in the house now...
[turning to see the door closing behind her]
Harriet Craig:Wait! don't go!
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Movie Connections:
Version of Harriet Craig (1950)See more »

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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Reality TV for me!, 19 July 2008
Author: wallwoman from United States

I am an old movie buff and had never seen this movie. The movie itself was great but it was like I had just lived this movie. I worked for a man that had a wife like this and quit my job (I used to work out of their house) because I couldn't take her anymore. Almost every part in the movie had a real-life counter part in my life. I was the aunt. I'm tempted to buy a copy of the movie and send it to my old boss so he could get a glimpse of what we all had to put up with. These women do exist, thank God I'm not one of them!!!

By the way, men are not that dumb. The truth is they'd rather ignore that kind of wife so they don't have to deal with the headache. I would like to have seen the part written more true-to-life rather than as a husband that was completely oblivious to a wife that was a manipulater until the very end.

I enjoyed the movie and have told several of my friends to watch it if they get the chance. Not just because of the way I identified with it personally, but overall the movie was very good. Rosalind Russell was a real pro in her role.

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