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Misbehaving Husbands (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Romance | 20 December 1940 (USA)
The owner of a department store is threatened with divorce by his wife, who has gotten reports that he's been seen in the arms of a beautiful blonde on the night of their 20th wedding anniversary. He has to find a way to convince her that the "beautiful blonde" in question was actually a store mannequin that he was taking in for repairs.

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Henry Butler
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Effie Butler
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Bob Grant
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Grace Norman
Gayne Whitman ...
Gilbert Wayne
Florence Wright ...
Nan Blake
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Jane Forbes
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Wilbur Drake
Charlotte Treadway ...
Clara Drake
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Floor Walker (as Byron Barr)
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Gooch Mulligan
Hennie Brown ...
Opal
Billy Mitchell ...
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Sgt. Murphy
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The owner of a department store is threatened with divorce by his wife, who has gotten reports that he's been seen in the arms of a beautiful blonde on the night of their 20th wedding anniversary. He has to find a way to convince her that the "beautiful blonde" in question was actually a store mannequin that he was taking in for repairs.

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Dummy Husbands  »

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The failure of the original copyright holder to renew the film's copyright resulted in it falling into public domain, meaning that virtually anyone could duplicate and sell a VHS/DVD copy of the film. Therefore, many of the versions of this film available on the market are either severely (and usually badly) edited and/or of extremely poor quality, having been duped from second- or third-generation (or more) copies of the film. See more »

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Harry Langdon stars!
24 November 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's not a great film, but the legendary silent screen comedian Harry Langdon is the star. The PRC film stock is second rate and the sound is just audible. But it is an opportunity to see this brilliant comic at work.


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