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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
Esther Muir ...
Grace Norman
Gayne Whitman ...
Gilbert Wayne
Florence Wright ...
Nan Blake
Luana Walters ...
Jane Forbes
Frank Jaquet ...
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 ...
Fred Kelsey ...
Sgt. Murphy
Mary MacLaren ...
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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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20 December 1940 (USA)  »

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Dummy Husbands  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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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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