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David Hertz (story) and
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Release Date:
23 May 1941 (USA) See more »
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Hearty laughers welcome! Come on over and HOWL! See more »
Plot:
A series of misunderstandings on their fourth wedding anniversary lead an architect and his wife to break up, but he pretends to be insane and even poses as his own sister in order to win her back. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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William Powell ... Steve Ireland

Myrna Loy ... Susan Ireland
Gail Patrick ... Isobel Kimble Grayson

Jack Carson ... Ward Willoughby
Florence Bates ... Mrs. Cooper

Sidney Blackmer ... Lawyer George Renny
Sig Ruman ... Dr. Wuthering (as Sig Rumann)
Vladimir Sokoloff ... Dr. David Klugle
Donald MacBride ... 'Pinky' Grayson
Sara Haden ... Miss Cecilia Landis
Kathleen Lockhart ... Mrs. Bristol
Fern Emmett ... Martha - Ireland's Maid
Joseph Crehan ... Judge
George Meeker ... Lawyer DeWest

Clarence Muse ... Robert - Hat Check Man at Party

Elisha Cook Jr. ... Joe (elevator operator)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Allen ... Private Investigator (uncredited)
Jimmy Ames ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Joan Barclay ... Telephone Operator (uncredited)
Barbara Bedford ... Renny's Secretary (uncredited)
Wilson Benge ... Tom - Ward's Valet (uncredited)
Wade Boteler ... Head Private Investigator (uncredited)

Aldrich Bowker ... Jimmy - the Doorman (uncredited)
Ralph Brooks ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Ralph Bushman ... Uniformed Sanitarium Guard (uncredited)
Naomi Childers ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Ken Christy ... Uniformed Sanitarium Guard (uncredited)
Jay Eaton ... Party Guest Getting Rake (uncredited)
Harry Fleischmann ... Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Pat Gleason ... Philadelphia Private Investigator (uncredited)
Roy Gordon ... Sanity Hearing Doctor (uncredited)
Jesse Graves ... Bristol's Butler (uncredited)
George Guhl ... First Taxi Driver (uncredited)
Mahlon Hamilton ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Eddie Hart ... Detroit Private Investigator (uncredited)
Edward Hearn ... Policeman (uncredited)

George Irving ... Sanity Hearing Doctor (uncredited)
Selmer Jackson ... Doctor at Susan's Apartment (uncredited)
Richard Kipling ... Party Guest (uncredited)
William Lally ... Sanitarium Guard (uncredited)
George Lollier ... Lake Placid Private Investigator (uncredited)
George Magrill ... Sanitarium Guard (uncredited)

May McAvoy ... Sanity Hearting Secretary (uncredited)
Philo McCullough ... Cleveland Private Investigator (uncredited)
Charles McMurphy ... Private Investigator (uncredited)
James H. McNamara ... Party Guest (uncredited)
James Millican ... Miami Private Investigator (uncredited)
Jack Mulhall ... Court Clerk (uncredited)
Spec O'Donnell ... Anniversary Singer (uncredited)
Broderick O'Farrell ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Paul Palmer ... Private Investigator (uncredited)
Edward Peil Sr. ... Sun Valley Private Investigator (uncredited)
Lee Phelps ... Uniformed Sanitarium Guard (uncredited)
James Pierce ... San Francisco Private Investigator (uncredited)
Bert Roach ... Front Desk Clerk (uncredited)
Ky Robinson ... Cincinnati Private Investigator (uncredited)
Byron Shores ... Sanity Hearing Doctor (uncredited)
Larry Steers ... Party Guest Whose Hat is Floating (uncredited)
Rudolf Steinboeck ... Private Investigator (uncredited)
Harry Strang ... Police Sgt. Payson (uncredited)
Brick Sullivan ... Policeman (uncredited)
William Tannen ... Sanitarium Attendant (uncredited)
Edward Van Sloan ... Sanity Hearing Doctor (uncredited)
Emmett Vogan ... Doctor at Susan's Apartment (uncredited)

Ian Wolfe ... Sanity Hearing Doctor (uncredited)
Douglas Wood ... Sanity Hearing Doctor (uncredited)
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Directed by
Jack Conway 
 
Writing credits
David Hertz (story) and
William Ludwig (story)

William Ludwig (screenplay) &
Charles Lederer (screenplay) and
David Hertz (screenplay)

Produced by
Pandro S. Berman .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Snell 
Lennie Hayton (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Ray June 
William H. Daniels (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Ben Lewis 
 
Art Direction by
Cedric Gibbons 
 
Set Decoration by
Edwin B. Willis 
 
Production Management
Jerry Bresler .... unit manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert A. Golden .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Paul Groesse .... associate art director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Douglas Shearer .... recording director
 
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Runtime:
99 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The tenth of fourteen films pairing William Powell and Myrna Loy.See more »
Quotes:
Steve:She's married now - got a husband.
Susan Ireland:Yeah? Whose husband has she got?
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Soundtrack:
It's Delightful to Be MarriedSee more »

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16 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
The name's Willoughby, Ward Willoughby..., 3 March 2005
Author: theowinthrop from United States

Although two of the "Thin Man" films, and "I Love You Again" usually have their fans as the best Powell-Loy romp, this one is in that select bunch. Powell never did another film with a drag scene in it - and what a scene (his fake breast slowly collapses when it is snared on a record player). The scenes with psychiatrists Vladimir Sokoloff and Sig Ruman are funny too, as are the various confrontations with mother-in-law Florence Bates (notice that business about the unwanted rug she gave them), and ...best of all... the other man in the plot - Jack Carson who is always ready to explain he is Ward Willoughby (one wonders if Rod Sterling watched this and Willoughby's eventual fate, when he created the "Twilight Zone" episode about the town of that name). I found this an absolute scream, and recommend it highly.

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